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September 25, 2021
JUSTICE

DNA searches in 5 locations in Prahova County in European funds fraud case

Prosecutors with the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) – Ploiesti branch are conducting searches in five locations of Prahova County in a case on suspicions of European funds fraud in the period 2010-2013.

“Prosecutors with the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA) – Ploiesti branch are conducting searches in a criminal case aimed at suspicions of fraud of European funds in 2010-2013. On October 13, after having obtained the legal authorisation from the court in charge, searches are being conducted in five locations of Prahova County, representing the headquarters of some commercial companies and the homes of some private entities,” shows a DNA release sent to Agerpres on Tuesday.

According to judicial sources, the damage is estimated at 2 million euros and the searches are targeting the headquarters of Matero Ama company, controlled by businessman Mihai Matei and several homes.

The judicial sources pointed out that the offenses investigated in this case are related to the purchase of building equipment.

The prosecutors are extended specialist support from the Romanian Intelligence Service and the Gendarmerie Special Intervention Brigade.

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