Officers from the Anti-corruption General Directorate (D.G.A.), coordinated by the relevant prosecutor from the Prosecutor’s Office attached to Timiş Tribunal, organized, on 20.05.2015, the catching in the act of a citizen, who tried to give a 250 Euro bribe to a policeman.
On 18.05.2015, DGA judiciary police officers from Bihor and Arad Territorial Anti-corruption Units, coordinated by the case prosecutor from the Prosecutor’s Office attached to Oradea Court of Appeal, supported by the Intervention Unit within Bihor Gendarmerie, conducted 8 home and office searches with regards to 5 public order police agents and also applied the bringing warrants for the mentioned policemen.
On the same day, Bihor Tribunal ordered 29 days preventive arrest against 4 of the agents and judiciary control against the fifth. The police agents from Salonta Municipal Police are investigated for repeated bribe taking.
The driver of a truck in which were hidden 37 migrants, detained after the driver tried to offer bribe to border policemen
On 11 May 2003, judicial police officers within the Anti-corruption General Directorate (D.G.A.) Giurgiu county anti-corruption Service (S.J.A. Giurgiu), under the coordination of the competent prosecutor from the Prosecutor's Office attached to Giurgiu Court, caught in flagrante delicto a Turkish citizen who has attempted to bribe certain Giurgiu border policemen, with the sum of 1,500 euros in order not to open the truck cargo compartment, as they were intending to smuggle into the country 37 migrants.
Anti-corruption General Directorate officers, under the coordination of the Department of Criminal Prosecution and Forensics within the Prosecutor's Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice conduct searches in a criminal case involving the perpetration of acts of corruption by the policemen from the police of the municipality of Brăila, the traffic office, the Office for Public Order and the Road Service, who, in the performance of their professional duties, in exchange of money or other benefits, did not take the legal steps to sanction certain persons who violated the legal norms regarding traffic.
Co-operation between Romanian and Moldavian authorities in order to dismantle a smugglers network
* AGD officers – Iasi County Anticorruption Service, under the coordination of the prosecutor within the Prosecutor’s Office attached to Iasi Tribunal, jointly with border policemen within Border Police Territorial Inspectorate and with support from Romanian Intelligence Service, dismantled a network dealing with smuggling various products in Romania and Republic of Moldavia.
* Romanian authorities cooperated with Anti-corruption Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Moldavia and Border Department of the Republic of Moldavia and following the verifications, 11 persons were identified – Moldavian citizens, out of which 2 border policemen from Moldavia.
* Moldavian citizens proposed and offered to the Romanian border policemen 4.330 euro bribe in exchange of helping them to import important quantities of cigarettes over Prut River.
* During the catching in the act operation, the Romanian and Moldavian police had to use fire arms because the persons involved in the criminal activity did not respond to verbal notice. No one was injured and no damage was caused.
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