Bucharest Mayor Detained For Taking Bribes

Bucharest Mayor Detained For Taking Bribes

Mayor of Bucharest Sorin Oprescu has been arrested on suspicion that he took bribes. The anti-corruption prosecutors’ office said in a statement that firms which had contracts with Bucharest City Hall were obliged to pay up to 70% of their profits to officials. Of that, 10% allegedly went directly to Oprescu. A court will decide whether to formally arrest him later Sunday, AP reported.


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