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A former employee of the Department of Land of the Chisinau City Hall, arrested for traffic of influence16.03.2015 4474 Views
A former employee of the Department of land, architecture and urbanism of the Chisinau city hall was arrested by NAC officers and prosecutors in a case of corruption on Friday.
The woman is suspected to would have extorted EUR 4,000 from a businessman to determine officials in the field to prepare package of documents on land alienation.
According to the denouncer, former employee would have claimed to be able to influence on endorsement of the necessary documents required for land alienation. He would have assured the whistleblower that the members of the Municipal Council would issue a favorable decision in that regard.
The arrest occurred on Veronica Micle Street in Chişinău on Friday afternoon. She was caught red-handed after receiving the money transmitted under the control of NAC. The woman was detained for 72 hours and is currently NAC’s in custody.
A criminal investigation was started on this case under art. 326 Criminal Code - influence peddling. If found guilty, the suspect faces up to 6 years in prison.
Criminal prosecution is conducted by the Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office.