corruption

Former German President Christian Wulff, was forced to resign in February 2012, was formally charged with corruption, said prosecutors in Hannover, Friday, April 12.

Wulff, President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 2010 to 2012, is believed to have charged his wife with a stay in the amount of 500 euros in a hotel by a film producer David Groenewold him also charged in return for its support for a film project, said the prosecutor. If the procedure goes as planned, it would be the first time a former head of the German state would have to appear before a court. Continue reading