Romania: Ex-PM Investigated Over Pre-Election 'Blair' Visit

September 6, 2016 2:08 PM

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Former Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta is being investigated for alleged financial improprieties connected to another political figure's 2012 visit to Bucharest, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Prosecutors didn't identify the prominent visitor. But Sebastian Ghita, a businessman who was questioned Tuesday, told the Mediafax news agency that the probe focused on a visit by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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