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Tax inspector arrested for passive corruption and influence peddling21.10.2014 2203 Views
A tax inspector of the Fiscal Control General Department of the State Tax Inspectorate of Chisinau was detained by NAC officers and anticorruption prosecutors in a case of corruption and influence peddling. Investigations were initiated at the request of the Internal Security Service of the State Tax Inspectorate (STI).
According to the STI information, the inspector would have claimed MDL 3,000 (a part of the money was to reach the inspector’s superior) from an economic agent for not being carried out a fiscal check. The official would have promised him not to create impediments to economic activity of the company.
NAC and anticorruption prosecutors started a criminal investigation for passive corruption and influence peddling on this case, managing to document inspector’s actions. The money was passed under the control of NAC in two installments, the suspect being arrested after the last transaction. The arrest in the act occured at a parking place of a shopping center in Chisinau last night. Currently, he is in remand for 72 hours at NAC.
If found guilty, he risks imprisonment from 5 to 10 years with a fine of 6000 to 8000 conventional units with the deprivation of the right to hold certain public offices or practice certain activities for a term of 7 to 10 years.
Criminal prosecution is conducted by the Anti-Corruption Prosecutors Office.