Magazin: Investigative journalism

For most people, natural diamonds mean just precious stones and nothing more. Luxury, glittery, a special present. Not many people know the hidden world behind producing these stones. The indifference of Romanians authorities pushes the natural diamonds polishing into world underground circuit
In the night of August 20 the Ukrainian Volodymyr Rozumny was restrained by police men after a birthday party spent copious together with a fellow countryman with Romanian citizenship. Intervention troops, judicial police, secret services and whole weeks of spying in the countryside and Bucharest.By Stefan Candea and Sorin Ozon
In November 2002, the unit headed by general Ardeleanu set Europe ablaze, grounding their allegation on a .reliable source.. In fact, the reliable source was an anony-mous letter. The victim: Florin Padure, a Romanian established in Leipzig.By Stefan Candea, Sorin Ozon, Saturday, August 17th, 2002
The Chechen arms-trafficking brothers Mutaliev, with connections in Romania and the Republic of Moldova lost a plane in Angola in 1997. The aircraft, a Soviet-made AN 72 cargo belonging to the Renan lines in Moldova, but which flew for the Congo-based Pelikan Air, was forced to land and the crew were imprisoned by the Angolan army.By: Stefan Candea, Sorin Ozon
The privatization of Romania's oil industry has enriched the well-connected - and corrupt. Here's the case of Iosif Dan, a top advisor to Romanian President Ion Iliescu.Dan had accepted money from a petroleum company vying for a piece of the country's oil-privatization action. By Paul Cristian Radu