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Romania Jails Ex-Minister Over Microsoft Licenses

Romania Jails Ex-Minister Over Microsoft Licenses


“Romania’s high court of cassation and justice on Thursday jailed the former telecommunications minister, Gabriel Sandu, for two years for money laundering, abuse of office and bribery involving the lease of Microsoft IT licenses for schools…

“Prosecutors said there was manifest corruption in the contract worth 105 million US dollars, which was to supply Microsoft Office licenses to schools and other public institutions between 2004 and 2009.

“They said officials embezzled the 47-per-cent discount on the price that Microsoft offered the Romanian government.”

Read more here: http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/romania-jails-ex-minister-over-microsoft-licenses-03-24-2016




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