In a joint operation with Romanian authorities on Monday, U.S. Department of Justice officials announced racketeering and other charges against 38 individuals living in the United States and Romania.
In addition, the Justice Department executed nine arrest warrants, while Romanian authorities simultaneously executed several search warrants. Total losses associated with today's arrests and charges, unsealed in California and Connecticut, are said to be in the millions of dollars.
Speaking in Bucharest, Romania, Deputy Attorney General Mark R. Filip stressed the importance of multinational agencies working together to fight international crime.
Filip said the nine people arrested were charged … Read more