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Romania Freezes Premier’s Assets as Graft Charges Brought

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Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s future is in jeopardy after anti-corruption prosecutors formally charged him and froze his assets.

Ponta, premier since 2012, was charged with forgery, money laundering and complicity in tax fraud, according to a statement Monday on the Anti-Corruption Directorate’s website. The case, announced in June, covers his time as a lawyer before he took office and also involves ex-Transport Minister Dan Sova. Both deny wrongdoing. Ponta didn’t comment after meeting prosecutors.