New Chief Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases
The Superior Council of Prosecutors has appointed a new Chief Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutor for the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases. Sergiu Russu is the new interim head of the institution, and Vladislav Bobrov – interim deputy.
By the Order of the General Prosecutor of July 31, 2017, Sergiu Russu was appointed Chief Prosecutor of the Section for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings within the Criminal Investigation and Forensic Directorate of the General Prosecutor’s Office, for a term of five years.
In August 2009, Russu was appointed Deputy Prosecutor in the Dubăsari District Prosecutor’s Office, and in April 2015 – Chief Prosecutor in the same prosecutor’s office.
By the Order of the Interim General Prosecutor of Moldova, from July 2016, Vladislav Bobrov was appointed prosecutor in the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office.
Bobrov, the state accuser in the case of false statements on behalf of former Liberal Democrat deputy Chiril Lucinschi was the opponent of the current interim Prosecutor General, Dumitru Robu as deputy chief prosecutor of the Chișinău Prosecutor’s Office, Central Office. Robu was designated the winner of the contest by the vote of the members of the Superior Council of Prosecutors, based on the score given to him by the College for evaluating the performance of prosecutors and the College for the selection and career of prosecutors.
The mandates of the interim deputies of the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases ended after the interim general prosecutor, Dumitru Robu, signed the orders in this respect on Thursday, October 7th. The head of the Fight against Organized Crime and Special Cases, Ion Caracuian, declared that he was notified about the termination of the mandates of the interim deputies of the institution, Aurel Ciocan, and Roman Dorgan, on October 8.
Aurel Ciocan stated that in 2019 he obtained donations of 28,000 euros at his wedding. The prosecutor had an average monthly salary of 1,000 euros last year. Roman Dorogan also benefited from donations in 2019. In addition to the monthly salary, he also received a donation of 1,500 euros from his parents.
The head of the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases submitted a resignation request. The information was confirmed for ZdG by Ion Caracuian, on October 13.
“I resigned for personal reasons,” mentioned Ion Caracuian.
Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases has three deputies. Vasile Stoinov at the South office, Oleg Baciu at the North office, and Lucreția Zaharia – the central office, responsible for the prosecution representation segment in the courts.