Stefan Candea, "has worked for several print publications, radio and television stations in Romania. He was an investigative journalist for the newspaper Evenimentul Zilei, where he wrote about the connections between international organized crime networks and high-ranking politicians and public servants. One article showed the links between La Cosa Nostra and associates of the Romanian president and the Foreign Secret Service director. Other investigations by Candea include the international arms trade, illegal international adoptions and the diamond business in Romania.
"Candea is a co-founder of The Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism (http://www.crji.org), and worked for the first investigative TV show in Romania (Reporteri Incognito). He also does freelance research and production work for several foreign media outlets, including BBC, Channel 4, ITN, ZDF, and Canal Plus. Since March 2001, he is a correspondent for Reporters sans Frontieres in Romania. One of Candea’s latest projects for CRJI is an investigation of the separatist region of Transdniester. He also teaches investigative journalism at Bucharest, Iasi and Timisoara universities."