BUCHAREST Oct 18 A Romanian former deputy
central bank governor was indicted on graft charges on Tuesday
by anti-corruption prosecutors after a months-long investigation
into his time as speaker of parliament's lower house, the
Bogdan Olteanu has been under house arrest since late July
pending an inquiry into accusations he had accepted 1 million
euros ($1.10 million) in 2008 to influence the government over a
The charges relate to when Olteanu was a parliament speaker.
He later became a deputy governor at the central bank.
Olteanu, who has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, resigned in
August to avoid damage to the bank's reputation, the first
senior official at the bank to have been investigated for graft.
No date has been set yet for his trial.
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(Reporting by Radu Marinas; Editing by Richard Balmforth)