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An employee of the Cadaster was detained for a bribe of 18 000 lei. The woman was denounced at the National Anticorruption Line of the NAC16.12.2020 1896 Views
An employee of the Cadaster Department of the Public Services Agency in Chisinau was detained by the NAC officers and anticorruption prosecutors in a case of passive corruption. The public agent was reported at the national anticorruption line of the NAC, after she allegedly demanded 18 000 lei of the bribe from a capital resident. The detention operation was carried out with the support of the Internal Security Directorate of the Public Services Agency.
According to the complaint, the PSA employee allegedly demanded 18 000 lei bribe to make changes in cadastral acts of the real estate that belonged to the whistleblower. Although, provisions of this service is the duty of the suspect, she would have claimed a bribe in order not to delay the execution of the changes.
A criminal investigation was initiated in this case pursuant art. 324 of the Penal Code – passive corruption. The public officer was detained in flagrant while taking the last tranche of money – 8 000 lei, transmitted under the NAC control, the first tranche of 10 000 lei had been given before. Currently, she is in the NAC detention center for 72 hours. If found guilty, the PSA employee risks up to 10 years of prison or a criminal fine and the deprivation of the right to hold public positions for a period of time.
We remind that every person is presumed to be innocent until the final and irrevocable decision of the court is pronounced.
The Anticorruption Prosecution Office is conducting the criminal investigation.