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Bribe for false diagnoses. A family doctor from Balti, searched by the NAC for issuing medical certificates for a fee15.08.2019 177 Views
A family doctor from Balti entered in the sight of the NAC officers and the anticorruption prosecutors after he was denounced for systematically demanding money from patients for issuing medical certificates. This has been documented, during the period of the several months, which several patients paid for the so-called false diagnoses in order to be able to go on paid medical leave.
According to the materials of the case, the doctor from Balti would have received for each certificate, systematically, amounts between 200 and 500 lei, and the CNA officers have already documented over 10 episodes. More people will be heard in this file to determine all the circumstances.
A criminal prosecution for passive corruption was initiated on behalf of the doctor, which was held in the NAC custody for 72 hours. If found guilty, the person risks from 3 to 7 years with a fine in the amount of 4000 to 6000 conventional units and deprived of the right to hold certain public functions or to exercise a certain activity for a term from 5 to 10 years.
The criminal prosecution is led by the Anticorruption Prosecutor„s Office.
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