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Bucharest Mayor Detained For Taking Bribes

Bucharest Mayor Detained For Taking BribesBucharest 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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