Romanian High Court prosecutors placed businessman Dinu Patriciu, the head of the Rompetrol group, and 12 other persons under seven charges on Friday. They’re case, related to a series of deals in Lybia and the manipulation of the Bucharest capital market, is due to be judged by the Bucharest Tribunal.

Prosecutors have concluded an inquiry into the Rompetrol affair, in which Patriciu and several others are charged with criminal crimes including the creation of /belonging to an organized crime group and money launderig.

Among the other indictees is Sorin Rosca Stanescu, the head of Bucharest-based national newspaper Ziua.