Austrian Times RSS FeedsLike the Austrian Times Facebook page!Follow us on Twitter!


Events for April
M T W T F S S
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
Add your event FREE

Today

Videos


BurgKino

Pub Quiz everyTuesday at Johnny's Pub

Popular in Austria


Cosmo&Nanu

Former Romanian Mayor Ruined After Property Used For Brothel

Former Romanian Mayor Ruined After Property Used For Brothel

The controversial former mayor of Bucharest Viorel Lis says he is facing ruin after renting out a property that he owns in the Romanian capital to tenants who turned into an illegal brothel.

The mayor was the founder of the right wing nationalistic New Generation Party and is a constant figure in Romanian media despite now being 70-years-old. He married his wife Oana who at 35-years-old is half his age and together the couple were a regular fixture on the city's social scene, also appearing on television to reveal the gossip on celebrities they have met and associated with.

The pair were particularly famous for their fancy dress costumes in the past, including Shrek and Fiona, Morticia and Fester from the Adams Family, Spiderman and Wonderwoman, and Fred and Wilma Flinstone. But now they say they are facing ruin after the police raid on one of their properties.

Officers confirmed that after discovering the building was being used as an erotic message parlour and brothel they had initially targeted the mayor and his wife, but then dropped them from the investigation after saying it was clear they were unaware what the property was being used for.

The people renting the property, who had also made illegal modifications, have now vanished leaving the mayor and his wife to carry the can. And they say that, as well as the scandal, the loss of the revenue from no rent income and the money from repairing the building has driven them to the brink of ruin – and also made the 70-year-old Viorel sick with the stress and worry.

The electricity and gas in the property has also been cut off because the previous tenants also failed to pay that. The couple say that on his pension they do not have enough to put everything right to get new tenants in.

Austrian Times


Are you on Facebook? Like the Austrian Times on Facebook and win great prizes!


Cosmo and Nanu
ORF Watch

Tag cloud:
pension  Romanian  Flinstone  raid  wife  targeted  tenants  Property  investigation  unaware  police  parlour  erotic  Brothel  mayor  couple  Viorel  message  renting  Wilma

Latest News

 

Semmering Offers 50% Discount To Selected Heroes
The Magic Mountain Semmering will hold two Weeks of Heroes from 1st to 14th March as Panhans Holding Group says thank you to safety and well-being volunteers and professionals.

Skier Survived Almost Two Hours Buried Alive
A skier had a miracle escape after being buried under two metres of snow for nearly two hours during an avalanche in Austria, it was revealed last night.

Puppies Found Stuffed Inside Suitcase In Back Of Van
A litter of puppies destined for a dog farm was rescued after being found stuffed inside suitcases in the back of a van.

Kangaroo That Hopped It Spotted In Garden
Austrian police investigating reports of an escaped kangaroo have been given concrete proof after a local woman managed to photograph the animal in her back garden.

First Images Of Eurovision Stage
These are the first images of the design for the Eurovision Song Contest stage unveiled in the Austrian capital Vienna which is the home of last year's winner Conchita Wurst.

Russian Mafia Boss Nabbed At Vienna Railway Station
A Russian mobster wanted for a string of brutal murders was arrested in the gentile Austrian capital Vienna when commandos swooped as he went to buy a train ticket.

Teen Girls Arrested After Offering Themselves To IS Fighters
Austrian officials who recently cracked down on terrorism by arresting several people believed to be recruiting and fundraising for ISIS have revealed two more teenage girls tried to leave the country to marry terrorist fighters.

Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.

Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!

Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.

 


Mala Vrata

The most popular stories –
last 7 days



Don't moan alone, the Ombudsman Investigates.

Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.

Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.


Austrian Zimmers