Romania: ex-president says he's been investigated for making threats against political rival

September 2, 2015 9:44 AM

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BUCHAREST, Romania – Romania's former president says prosecutors are investigating threatening remarks he made to a senator while he was president.

In March, prosecutors began to investigate Traian Basescufor blackmail which carries a heavier penalty. He arrived at the prosecutor's office Wednesday where he was jeered by about 20 people.

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