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A lawyer from Nisporeni, detained by the NAC for influence peddling. He allegedly tried to cover up some files, initiated for rape16.09.2020 60 Views
A lawyer from Nisporeni was detained by the NAC officers and anti-corruption prosecutors in a case of influence peddling. He allegedly claimed 1000 euros from a man to help him escape liability for rape and trespassing.
According to the materials of the case, the suspect would have demanded 1000 euros, claiming that he has influence on public officials, that he could speed up the procedure of reconciliation of the parties and set free the whistleblower from the preventive arrest and to terminate criminal proceedings initiated for rape and trespassing.
According to the materials of another inquiry, the lawyer would have claimed and received the amount of 1000 euros, from another citizen, stating that he has influence on some public officials, to help him escape liability for having sexual intercourse with a minor.
A criminal investigation was initiated in this case for influence peddling. The suspect was detained for 72 hours and is in the NAC detention center. If found guilty, he risks a fine ranging 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 Anti-corruption Prosecution Office is carrying out the criminal investigation.