Two employees of the Forest Guard from Soroca, detained for influence peddling. They tried to help a driver caught drunk driving escape from criminal prosecutionA man complained to the NAC officers that he has been pressured by the police officers to bribe them, after he had been caught drink driving
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An unemployed allegedly claimed from a man 10 000 lei for not being held liable in a case of blackmailing23.06.2020 625 Views
A man from Ungheni was detained in flagrante delicto by the officers of the General Territorial Directorate North of the NAC and anticorruption prosecutors in Balti in a case of influence peddling. He allegedly demanded from a young man 10 000 leis, claiming that he could influence the employees of the Balti Police Inspectorate to adopt a favorable decision in his case, open for blackmailing and arbitrariness.
According to the materials of the case, the suspect, who is unemployed, would have claimed that he has influence on the officer of the Balti Police Inspectorate, who are in charge of the declarant’s materials and that he could persuade them take a favorable decision in his case in exchange for 10 000 leis. A criminal prosecution was initiated in this case for influence peddling, the suspect was caught red-handed in the parking lot of a supermarket from Balti, after receiving the bribe of 10 000 leis. He is placed in the detention center for 72 hours, and if he is found guilty, he risks a fine from 3 000 to 4 000 conventional units or imprisonment from 2 to 6 years.
Currently, the NAC officers are carrying out the actions of criminal prosecution and of investigation to identify the entire circle of the suspects and the potential involvement of other persons in the present case.
We remind that every person is presumed to be innocent until the final and irrevocable decision of the court is pronounced.
The Office of Anticorruption Prosecutor, North, is conducting the criminal investigation.