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
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Head of the Probation Office of Soroca, arrested for traffic of influence31.01.2015 3493 Views
The Head of the Probation Office of Soroca was arrested by NAC and anticorruption prosecutors in a corruption case.
According to the informer, the man would have claimed to have influence on employees of the Military Center from Soroca for issuing military record.
Thus, the anticorruption officers and prosecutors documented the extortion of Euro 700 from the informer for obtaining military service record in return.
The Head of the Probation Office was caught red-handed, and is currently in custody for 72 hours at NAC.
A criminal investigation was started on this case under art. 326 of the Criminal Code – influence peddling. If found guilty, the suspect could face a fine from 3000 to 4000 conventional units or imprisonment from 2 to 6 years.
Criminal prosecution is conducted by the Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office.