Romania Arrests 7 Murfatlar Shareholders, Managers for Tax Evasion

Business | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 19:24
Bulgaria: Romania Arrests 7 Murfatlar Shareholders, Managers for Tax Evasion BGNES

The Romanian Prosecutor’s Office has arrested seven shareholders and managers in Murfatlar, one of the biggest companies for wine production in the country, together with three high-ranking bureaucrats on suspicions of tax evasion to the amount of USD 147 M, reported AP.

A court in Bucharest ruled on a one-month detention period for the 7 wine producers while the investigation lasts.

The other three detainees – directors in the customs office, the Romanian Finance Ministry and the tax office – have been placed under house arrest.

 

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