Romanian court orders arrest of ex-finance minister, mayor on bribery charges

April 2, 2015 3:47 PM

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Romanian court orders arrest of ex-finance minister, mayor on bribery charges

In this picture taken on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, former Romanian finance minister Darius Valcov exits handcuffed from the prosecutors office in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian prosecutors investigating an alleged bribery scheme have questioned the former finance minister about the origins of 100 paintings, including three works by Pablo Picasso. Prosecutors questioned Darius Valcov on Friday March 27, 2015, saying the paintings had been hidden by four of his friends. The works have been sent to art experts for evaluation. Valcov, under house arrest since Thursday, declined to comment. (AP Photo/Octav Ganea, Mediafax) ROMANIA OUT (The Associated Press)

In this picture taken on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, former Romanian finance minister Darius Valcov exits handcuffed from the prosecutors office in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian prosecutors investigating an alleged bribery scheme have questioned the former finance minister about the origins of 100 pai...

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