In Romania, what's a little corruption?

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_Currency.jpegBUCHAREST, Romania — Hundreds of thousands protested in Romania's capital and in major cities Wednesday after the government adopted a last-minute executive order that undermines the country's anti-corruption efforts.

The measure decriminalizes abuses of office if the financial damage involved is less than $48,000. That's more than twice the average Romanian's annual income of $22,300, according to the CIA World Factbook.

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