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5 700 euros for the legalization of an unauthorized construction. The anticorruption prosecutors and NAC officers arrested a man from Chisinau for influence peddling14.08.2019 139 Views
A man from the capital would have claimed and received 5 700 euros from the owner of a house on the ground under the pretext that it may influence officials from the Râșcani sector`s Praeture, the Râșcani Police Inspectorate, as well as magistrates of the Chisinau Municipal Court, Râșcani headquarter.
According to the investigation evidence, he would have asked for the money to organize the procedure for legalizing a house belonging to the building, which belongs to the owner and which would have been built without authorization and supporting documents in this regard.
Although they agreed to go through with the legal procedures, the owner of the house denounced him as an intermediary at the NAC. Therefore, a criminal prosecution for influence peddling was initiated on his behalf, and this morning he was detained in this file.
Currently, the suspect is in the custody of the NAC for 72 hours and, if found guilty, risks a sentence of up to 6 years in prison or a fine of up to 200,000 lei.
The criminal prosecution is led by the Anticorruption Prosecutor`s Office.
We remind that, every person is presumed to be innocent until a final and irrevocable decision of the court is pronounced.