Romanian PM charged with fraud, money laundering

Romanian PM charged with fraud, money laundering

BUCHAREST - Romanian prosecutors on Monday said they had charged Prime Minister Victor Ponta with three counts of corruption, in a move likely to increase pressure on the embattled politician to resign.

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has been charged with was charged with fraud, tax evasion and money laundering dating back to 2007-2011

Ponta was charged with fraud, tax evasion and money laundering dating back to 2007-2011, before he became prime minister in 2012, the DNA anti-corruption agency said, adding that some of his property has been seized pending the outcome of the case.

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