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A chief of department at the "Holy Trinity" hospital and a subordinate, detained for corruption. Almost a half of a million lei were lifted after searches25.06.2019 1355 Views
A head of department and a doctor within the IMSP Municipal Clinical Hospital „Holy Trinity” were detained by the NAC officers and the anticorruption prosecutors, suspected of passive corruption.
According to the case materials, during the period of the months March-June, they, together with other doctors, are suspected of claiming money from surgical patients, including those insured with medical expenses, sums of money up to 7,000 lei, without reflect them in the accounting records of the institution.
As a result of the inquiries carried out by the NAC officers, more than 155,500 lei, 2,000 rubles, 8,500 pounds and 3,000 dollars were found in the service office and home of doctors.
Currently, they are in the NAC isolator for 72 hours. In this case, a criminal prosecution have been initiated under Article 324 of the Criminal Code - passive corruption.
If guilty, both doctors, are found guilty of up to 10 years imprisonment, fine and deprivation of the right to hold public office.
The criminal case is carried out by the anticorruption prosecutor's office.
Until a final decision is made, any person is presumed to be innocent.