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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Another man has been detained by the NAC for promising to cover up the criminal case for drunk driving25.06.2020 687 Views
A man from Soroca was detained by the officers from the General Territorial Directorate North of the NAC and anticorruption prosecutors in case of influence peddling. According to the materials of the case, he allegedly claimed and received the equivalent of 600 euros to determine public persons from Soroca District Prosecutor’s Office to adopt a favorable decision in the case of the whistleblower, open for drunk driving.
In fact, the suspect would have claimed that he has influence on the prosecutor who investigates the case, and that he could determine him to take no actions, in exchange for 600 euros. Thus, the money, which was not due to him, were transmitted in 3 installments, under the NAC control: 40 000 of Russian rubles, 80 euros and 600 leis, in total 600 euros. The suspect was detained after the house searches were carried out.
A criminal investigation was initiated in this case for influence peddling. He was escorted to the headquarters of the GTD North for being listened, currently he is the NAC custody for 72 hours, if found guilty, the suspect risks a fine from 2000 to 3000 conventional units or imprisonment for up to 5 years.
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, office North, is carrying out the criminal investigation.