Businessman Catalin Chelu, arrested after a scandal regarding a presumed attempt to bribe quaestor Dan Valentin Fatuloiu, former Interior minister state secretary was indicted on Tuesday together with another two businessmen.

The other two are Badea Stefan Nitache, Banu Antonel Cristi and Constantinescu Gabriel, businessmen close to Chelu. They were accomplices to the attempt to bribe, anti graft prosecutors informed.

In August 2010, Chelu offered to give Fatuloiu, the one who denounced the case, 1 million euro so that the latter would, through his influence as State Secretary in the Interior ministry to cease information in penal files where Chelu and those close to him were investigated.