Romania: Prosecutors say Finance Minister Valcov found with illegal cash and gold bars

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 Prosecutors in Romania say Finance Minister Valcov was found with illegal cash and gold bars. Valcov is the highest ranking politician in Romania to face corruption charges. He served as mayor, before serving as senator and finance minister.  Prosecutors launched an investigation into the case accusing him of favoring a firm for a public works contract in exchange for about 2 million Euros (2 million pounds) while in his former post as mayor of the city of Slatina. His fate awaits Parliament’s approval which will determine whether the prosecutors will be granted an arrest warrant to arrest Valcov,

 

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/24/uk-romania-corruption-idUKKBN0MK18I20150324

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