<![CDATA[National Anticorruption Center ]]> https://cna.md/ 28.05.2024 en https://cna.md/ Copyright (c) 2024 https://cna.md/Press review for May 20, 2024 <![CDATA[Press review for May 20, 2024 // Press review]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=227&id=5566&t=/CARA/Press-review/Press-review-for-May-20-2024/ Press review for May 20, 2024]]> 20.05.2024 16:21 Six people, including 3 members of the Medical Commission of vehicle drivers from Ialoveni town under investigation by the NAC for acts of corruption <![CDATA[Six people, including 3 members of the Medical Commission of vehicle drivers from Ialoveni town under investigation by the NAC for acts of corruption // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5565&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Six-people-including-3-members-of-the-Medical-Commission-of-vehicle-drivers-from-Ialoveni-town-under-investigation-by-the-NAC-for-acts-of-corruption/ The chairman of the Medical Commission of Drivers of Ialoveni, the secretary of the commission, a psychiatrist and three intermediaries are under investigation by the NAC and the prosecutor's office for systemic corruption. According to the facts investigated, members of the Commission are suspected of systematically receiving undue money from various individuals in exchange for facilitating the issuance of medical certificates to vehicle drivers and a candidate for a driver’s license without undergoing a medical examination. ]]> 20.05.2024 10:50 NAC synthesis: Two individuals were detained in an influence peddling case and a customs employee is being investigated for acts of corruption <![CDATA[NAC synthesis: Two individuals were detained in an influence peddling case and a customs employee is being investigated for acts of corruption // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5564&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-synthesis-Two-individuals-were-detained-in-an-influence-peddling-case-and-a-customs-employee-is-being-investigated-for-acts-of-corruption/ The National Anti-corruption Centre has reported several activities, carried out last week on the anti-corruption component, as well as other actions from the spectrum of institutional attributions. Thus, two Chisinau residents were detained, and later arrested, in an influence peddling case. The suspects allegedly promised that they could induce public figures to postpone the examination of a criminal case and demanded 8,000 euros from the whistleblower. Both people were detained and the court issued arrest warrants in their names. The ]]> 20.05.2024 09:03 CARA of the NAC issued seizure orders on assets worth over 600 thousand lei <![CDATA[CARA of the NAC issued seizure orders on assets worth over 600 thousand lei // Press releases]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=222&id=5563&t=/CARA/Press-releases/CARA-of-the-NAC-issued-seizure-orders-on-assets-worth-over-600-thousand-lei/ The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA)of the NAC issued seizure orders on assets worth over 600 thousand lei, based on the delegations of the NAC, last week. ]]> 20.05.2024 09:01 A customs officer from Tudora Customs Post, investigated by NAC for passive corruption. He allegedly demanded a bribe from a volunteer transporting refugees <![CDATA[A customs officer from Tudora Customs Post, investigated by NAC for passive corruption. He allegedly demanded a bribe from a volunteer transporting refugees // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5562&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-customs-officer-from-Tudora-Customs-Post-investigated-by-NAC-for-passive-corruption-He-allegedly-demanded-a-bribe-from-a-volunteer-transporting-refugees/ A customs inspector from the Tudora Customs Post is being investigated for passive corruption, having been reported to the NAC for systematically claiming illicit financial means from a volunteer who provided transport services for refugees from Ukraine. According to the facts investigated by the NAC, the customs officer would have claimed, accepted and received undue money not to undergo the detailed inspection procedure of the means of transport when crossing the state border. ]]> 17.05.2024 11:49 A young man, investigated by NAC and AP for influence peddling, was sentenced to a fine of 90 thousand lei <![CDATA[A young man, investigated by NAC and AP for influence peddling, was sentenced to a fine of 90 thousand lei // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5561&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-young-man-investigated-by-NAC-and-AP-for-influence-peddling-was-sentenced-to-a-fine-of-90-thousand-lei/ On April 15, 2024, the sentence was pronounced in the criminal case, referred to justice by the Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office, regarding the actions of a young man, accused of committing the crime of influence peddling. The criminal case was started in January 2023 by the National Anti-corruption Centre. ]]> 16.05.2024 12:13 Two residents of Chisinau were detained by NAC in a case of influence peddling with 8,000 euros <![CDATA[Two residents of Chisinau were detained by NAC in a case of influence peddling with 8,000 euros // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5560&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Two-residents-of-Chisinau-were-detained-by-NAC-in-a-case-of-influence-peddling-with-8000-euros/ Two individuals were detained, a short time ago, by the NAC officers and prosecutors, being suspected of influence peddling. They would have claimed to have influence over some decision-makers from several public authorities and would have demanded, accepted and received, in several instalments, 8000 euros for organizing and ensuring the delay of the examination of a criminal case sent to the court of first instance. ]]> 15.05.2024 11:20 Press review for May 14, 2024 <![CDATA[Press review for May 14, 2024 // Press review]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=227&id=5559&t=/CARA/Press-review/Press-review-for-May-14-2024/ Press review for May 14, 2024]]> 14.05.2024 16:33 NAC synthesis: Three individuals, investigated in corruption cases and seizures applied to 14 types of cryptocurrency worth over 400 thousand lei <![CDATA[NAC synthesis: Three individuals, investigated in corruption cases and seizures applied to 14 types of cryptocurrency worth over 400 thousand lei // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5557&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-synthesis-Three-individuals-investigated-in-corruption-cases-and-seizures-applied-to-14-types-of-cryptocurrency-worth-over-400-thousand-lei/ Also last week, two customs inspectors from the Cahul-Oancea Post of the South Customs Office were searched in a case of passive corruption. They would have systematically demanded between 100-500 euros from the transporters for customs clearance of the goods. To be mentioned that at the moment, 3 individuals, arrested in the cases initiated by the NAC, are placed in prisons. During the reference period, criminal investigation officers initiated 2 criminal cases and 3 criminal proceedings.]]> 14.05.2024 09:29 CARA applied seizures to 14 types of cryptocurrency worth over 400 thousand lei <![CDATA[CARA applied seizures to 14 types of cryptocurrency worth over 400 thousand lei // Press releases]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=222&id=5556&t=/CARA/Press-releases/CARA-applied-seizures-to-14-types-of-cryptocurrency-worth-over-400-thousand-lei/ The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA) of the NAC seized 2 means of transport worth about 300 thousand lei, last week, based on the delegations of the Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office (AP) and the Prosecutor's Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS). ]]> 14.05.2024 09:26 Two inspectors of the South Customs Office, investigated by NAC for passive corruption. They allegedly claimed systematically between 100-500 euros for customs clearance of the goods <![CDATA[Two inspectors of the South Customs Office, investigated by NAC for passive corruption. They allegedly claimed systematically between 100-500 euros for customs clearance of the goods // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5554&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Two-inspectors-of-the-South-Customs-Office-investigated-by-NAC-for-passive-corruption-They-allegedly-claimed-systematically-between-100-500-euros-for-customs-clearance-of-the-goods/ Two customs inspectors from the Cahul-Oancea Post of the South Customs Office were reported to the NAC for claiming illicit financial means in the process of customs clearance of import and export goods. ]]> 10.05.2024 10:44 A man from Hîncești was caught red-handed by NAC officers, being suspected of claiming 2,400 euros for issuing two driving licenses <![CDATA[A man from Hîncești was caught red-handed by NAC officers, being suspected of claiming 2,400 euros for issuing two driving licenses // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5553&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-man-from-Hinceti-was-caught-red-handed-by-NAC-officers-being-suspected-of-claiming-2400-euros-for-issuing-two-driving-licenses/ The NAC officers detained, a short time ago, a man from Hîncești, suspected of influence peddling. The operation took place on the territory of the South Station in the capital, and the person will be placed in Detention Centre for 72 hours. ]]> 08.05.2024 11:03 Press review for May 7, 2024 <![CDATA[Press review for May 7, 2024 // Press review]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=227&id=5552&t=/CARA/Press-review/Press-review-for-May-7-2024/ Press review for May 7, 2024]]> 07.05.2024 15:44 Seizures applied by CARA to assets of over 14 million lei <![CDATA[Seizures applied by CARA to assets of over 14 million lei // Press releases]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=222&id=5551&t=/CARA/Press-releases/Seizures-applied-by-CARA-to-assets-of-over-14-million-lei/ The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA) of the NAC seized assets worth over 14 million lei, last week, based on the delegations of the Prosecutor's Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS). ]]> 07.05.2024 10:34 NAC synthesis: Dozens of searches in several cases of embezzlement of public patrimony and from the budget of a medical institution and seizures applied to assets of over 14 million lei <![CDATA[NAC synthesis: Dozens of searches in several cases of embezzlement of public patrimony and from the budget of a medical institution and seizures applied to assets of over 14 million lei // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5550&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-synthesis-Dozens-of-searches-in-several-cases-of-embezzlement-of-public-patrimony-and-from-the-budget-of-a-medical-institution-and-seizures-applied-to-assets-of-over-14-million-lei/ A president of Pomiculture Association and a former specialist of the Land Department of Chisinau City Hall are being investigated for passive corruption and bribery in this case. At the same time, other searches took place at the director of the Psychiatric Hospital in Balti, who is targeted in a case of embezzlement of the institution's budget.]]> 07.05.2024 09:14 The National Anti-corruption Centre signed a collaboration agreement with the Moldova State University <![CDATA[The National Anti-corruption Centre signed a collaboration agreement with the Moldova State University // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5549&t=/Mass-Media/Events/The-National-Anti-corruption-Centre-signed-a-collaboration-agreement-with-the-Moldova-State-University/ The National Anti-corruption Centre and the Moldova State University has launched, today, a partnership that provides for constructive cooperation in the field of professional training of both institutions. The principles of collaboration, the objectives and the obligations of the parties are reflected in an Agreement, which was signed by the director of the NAC, Alexander Pînzari, and the rector of the MSU, Igor Sarov. ]]> 02.05.2024 16:01 A judge was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case instrumented by NAC and AP <![CDATA[A judge was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case instrumented by NAC and AP // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5544&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-judge-was-sentenced-to-10-years-in-prison-in-a-case-instrumented-by-NAC-and-AP/ On April 30, 2024, the judges of the Bălți Court of Appeal accepted the appeal of the anti-corruption prosecutors against the sentence of the Soroca Court, Central Headquarters of January 26, 2018, by which a judge in the Drochia Court was sentenced to 7 years in prison, with a fine of 160 thousand lei and deprived of the right to hold certain public positions for 10 years, for committing the crime of passive corruption. ]]> 30.04.2024 16:32 Searches at the director of the Psychiatric Hospital in Balti. The case started by the NAC on the embezzlement of the institution's budget <![CDATA[Searches at the director of the Psychiatric Hospital in Balti. The case started by the NAC on the embezzlement of the institution's budget // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5543&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Searches-at-the-director-of-the-Psychiatric-Hospital-in-Balti-The-case-started-by-the-NAC-on-the-embezzlement-of-the-institutions-budget/ The NAC officers are carrying out several searches targeting the interim director of the Psychiatric Hospital in Balti, a legal consultant of the institution and the representative of a legal entity in a criminal case of embezzlement of the institution's budget. ]]> 30.04.2024 10:21 Review meeting: In the first months of 2024, NAC detected over 240 corruption crimes committed in the public and private sectors <![CDATA[Review meeting: In the first months of 2024, NAC detected over 240 corruption crimes committed in the public and private sectors // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5542&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Review-meeting-In-the-first-months-of-2024-NAC-detected-over-240-corruption-crimes-committed-in-the-public-and-private-sectors/ 245 corruption crimes were detected in the first 3 months of the current year by the NAC officers, of which 216 – from the public sector and 29 from the private sector. The most (58) crimes were identified in the law and control bodies. These are the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development, the National Agency for Food Safety and others.]]> 30.04.2024 08:22 Two NAC officers returned home with 3 gold medals from the European Universal Wrestling Championship in Turkey <![CDATA[Two NAC officers returned home with 3 gold medals from the European Universal Wrestling Championship in Turkey // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5541&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Two-NAC-officers-returned-home-with-3-gold-medals-from-the-European-Universal-Wrestling-Championship-in-Turkey/ Alexandru Chilimciuc and Gheorghe Drucioc are the two officers of the National Anti-corruption Centre who climbed the podium at the European Universal Wrestling Championship, held between April 24-29 in Erdemli/Mersin, Turkey. ]]> 29.04.2024 17:17 Assets seized by CARA worth around 4 million lei <![CDATA[Assets seized by CARA worth around 4 million lei // Press releases]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=222&id=5540&t=/CARA/Press-releases/Assets-seized-by-CARA-worth-around-4-million-lei/ The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA) of the NAC seized assets worth about 4 million lei, last week, based on the delegations of the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS). ]]> 29.04.2024 12:29 Scheme for illegal acquisition of land in the municipality of Chisinau. NAC conducts 35 searches on 30 persons targeted in a case of passive corruption and bribery <![CDATA[Scheme for illegal acquisition of land in the municipality of Chisinau. NAC conducts 35 searches on 30 persons targeted in a case of passive corruption and bribery // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5539&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Scheme-for-illegal-acquisition-of-land-in-the-municipality-of-Chisinau-NAC-conducts-35-searches-on-30-persons-targeted-in-a-case-of-passive-corruption-and-bribery/ Several searches are carried out by the NAC officers in a case of passive corruption and bribery, in which a president of the Pomiculture Association from Chisinau and a former specialist of the Land Department of the Chisinau City Hall are being investigated. The two suspects allegedly set up a scheme to illegally transfer ownership of the lands, located in the municipality of Chisinau. ]]> 29.04.2024 11:51 NAC synthesis: Searches across the Prut, in a case of embezzlement of public patrimony, case of defrauding public procurement at MRA and seizures of around 4 million lei, applied to criminal assets <![CDATA[NAC synthesis: Searches across the Prut, in a case of embezzlement of public patrimony, case of defrauding public procurement at MRA and seizures of around 4 million lei, applied to criminal assets // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5538&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-synthesis-Searches-across-the-Prut-in-a-case-of-embezzlement-of-public-patrimony-case-of-defrauding-public-procurement-at-MRA-and-seizures-of-around-4-million-lei-applied-to-criminal-assets/ The National Anti-corruption Centre reports several activities, carried out last week on the anti-corruption component, as well as other actions from the spectrum of institutional attributions. Thus, on Monday, searches were carried out at the home of a man from Chisinau, who allegedly extorted 850 euros from another man to help him cover up an alleged case of driving a car without a license. ]]> 29.04.2024 09:27 Joint operation between the legal bodies of the Republic of Moldova and Romania: A historical appropriation of 75.11% of the patrimony held within the joint-stock company "Mioara" in the municipality of Balti <![CDATA[Joint operation between the legal bodies of the Republic of Moldova and Romania: A historical appropriation of 75.11% of the patrimony held within the joint-stock company "Mioara" in the municipality of Balti // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5533&t=/Mass-Media/Events/Joint-operation-between-the-legal-bodies-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-and-Romania-A-historical-appropriation-of-7511-of-the-patrimony-held-within-the-joint-stock-company-Mioara-in-the-municipality-of-Balti/ The joint operation of the NAC officers and officers from Romania was carried out from a money laundering case, resulting from a historical appropriation of 75.11% of the patrimony of the Republic of Moldova, held within the joint stock company "Mioara" from Balti municipality. ]]> 26.04.2024 12:01 A military man from Balti, caught red-handed with 1400 euros. He allegedly promised a young man to delay the process of incorporation into military service <![CDATA[A military man from Balti, caught red-handed with 1400 euros. He allegedly promised a young man to delay the process of incorporation into military service // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5531&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-military-man-from-Balti-caught-red-handed-with-1400-euros-He-allegedly-promised-a-young-man-to-delay-the-process-of-incorporation-into-military-service/ An employee of the Balti Territorial Military Centre was caught red-handed by the NAC officers in an influence peddling case. He allegedly promised a young man to delay the process of incorporation into military service. ]]> 26.04.2024 09:35 The draft law that provides for the improvement of the normative framework concerning the activity of NAC was adopted by the Parliament <![CDATA[The draft law that provides for the improvement of the normative framework concerning the activity of NAC was adopted by the Parliament // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5532&t=/Mass-Media/Events/The-draft-law-that-provides-for-the-improvement-of-the-normative-framework-concerning-the-activity-of-NAC-was-adopted-by-the-Parliament/ A DRAFT law providing for the improvement of the normative framework aimed at the activity of the National Anti-corruption Center (NAC) was voted in the second reading by 57 Members of Parliament. ]]> 25.04.2024 18:49 NAC Director, Alexandr Pînzari, at the meeting with the delegation of the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities: We are consolidating cooperation in the field of preventing and fighting corruption <![CDATA[NAC Director, Alexandr Pînzari, at the meeting with the delegation of the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities: We are consolidating cooperation in the field of preventing and fighting corruption // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5529&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-Director-Alexandr-Pinzari-at-the-meeting-with-the-delegation-of-the-Office-of-the-Co-ordinator-of-OSCE-Economic-and-Environmental-Activities-We-are-consolidating-cooperation-in-the-field-of-preventing-and-fighting-corruption/ The director of the National Anti-corruption Centre, Alexandr Pînzari, had a meeting with a delegation of the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA), led by deputy coordinator Ralf Ernst. Its purpose being the planned activities within the Project "Supporting Anti-Corruption Efforts of the Government of Moldova". ]]> 25.04.2024 08:36 NAC and AP are conducting searches in a case of public procurement fraud at the Material Reserves Agency. The estimated damage - around 4 million lei <![CDATA[NAC and AP are conducting searches in a case of public procurement fraud at the Material Reserves Agency. The estimated damage - around 4 million lei // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5528&t=/Mass-Media/Events/NAC-and-AP-are-conducting-searches-in-a-case-of-public-procurement-fraud-at-the-Material-Reserves-Agency-The-estimated-damage-around-4-million-lei/ NAC officers and anti-corruption prosecutors of the PA are carrying out several searches of 4 suspects, this morning, in a case of abuse of office, which concerns the alleged illegalities committed in the organization of public procurement procedures at the Material Reserve Agency (MRA) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), held during 2023-2024. ]]> 24.04.2024 13:09 A group of officials from the Secretariat of the Parliament of Albania on a study visit to the NAC <![CDATA[A group of officials from the Secretariat of the Parliament of Albania on a study visit to the NAC // Events]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=5&id=5527&t=/Mass-Media/Events/A-group-of-officials-from-the-Secretariat-of-the-Parliament-of-Albania-on-a-study-visit-to-the-NAC/ The director of the National Anti-corruption Centre, Alexandr Pînzari, met with a group of officials from the Secretariat of the Parliament of Albania, who were on a study visit to Chisinau. ]]> 23.04.2024 17:51 Press review for April 22, 2024 <![CDATA[Press review for April 22, 2024 // Press review]]> https://cna.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=227&id=5526&t=/CARA/Press-review/Press-review-for-April-22-2024/ Press review for April 22, 2024]]> 23.04.2024 08:47