Two employees of the Forest Guard from Soroca, detained for influence peddling. They tried to help a driver caught drunk driving escape from criminal prosecution
A lawyer was retained by NAC and prosecutors for Euro 9,000 bribe16.01.2015 2647 Views
A lawyer from Chisinau was retained by NAC and anticorruption prosecutors on suspicion of influence peddling.
He would have asked Euro 9,000 from his client to escape from prison, claiming he could influence judges and other legal persons what could solve the case positively.
Specifically, the lawyer would have promised to convince the officials to close the criminal case started against him. His client was prosecuted for fraud and would face up to 15 years in prison.
The arrest in the act took place in Chisinau on M. Basarab Street last night The lawyer was caught red-handed after receiving Euro 3,000 from the denouncer. He is in NAC’s custody for 72 hours.
A criminal prosecution on influence peddling was started on this case. If found guilty, lawyer would face a fine from 3000 to 4000 conventional units or imprisonment from 2 to 6 years.