Sorin Apostu

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Sorin Apostu
Sorin Apostu.jpg
Mayor of Cluj-Napoca
In office
22 December 2008 – 15 February 2012
Preceded byEmil Boc
Succeeded byRadu Moisin (interim)
Personal details
Born (1968-02-08) 8 February 1968 (age 50)
Focșani, Romania
NationalityRomanian
Political partyDemocratic Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Monica Apostu
ChildrenTudor and Alexandra
Alma materUniversity of Agronomical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Websitehttp://www.apostuprimar.ro/

Sorin Apostu (born 8 February 1968) is a Romanian politician. A member of the Democratic Liberal Party,[1] he was the mayor of Cluj-Napoca from December 2008 to February 2012,[2][3] when he resigned while arrested in the midst of a corruption scandal.[4]

Biography[edit]

Apostu was born in Focșani and attended the University of Agronomical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine.

On 7 July 2014 he was convicted and sentenced to 4 months for receiving bribes from businessman Călin Stoia, to 3 months and 6 months for complicity in money laundering and 8 months for forgery. His sentences were merged into a 4 years and 6 months sentence.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zarzavatul discordiei" (in Romanian). România Liberă. August 10, 2011. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "Sorin Apostu: "Investitorii vin în continuare la Cluj, în pofida crizei"" (in Romanian). Cotidianul. March 19, 2009. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  3. ^ "Primarie: Daca va fi cazul, angajatii vor returna sporurile" (in Romanian). CityNews. October 26, 2011. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "Primarul suspendat al Clujului, Sorin Apostu, şi-a dat demisia" (in Romanian). Adevărul. 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  5. ^ "Fostul primar al Clujului Sorin Apostu, condamnat definitiv la 4 ani si 6 luni de inchisoare cu executare" (in Romanian). Hotnews. 2014-07-04. Retrieved 2015-03-13.

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Preceded by
Emil Boc
Mayor of Cluj-Napoca
2009-2012
Succeeded by
Radu Moisin (interim)