Assets worth about 10 million lei seized by ARBI. CNA: “More than half of them were identified in Europe”
Assets worth around R10 million were seized by the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (ARBI) last week. These include seven assets seized in Europe, worth about 6.5 million lei, which include two share capitals, two residential buildings and three means of transport, the National Anti-Corruption Centre (CNA) announced on Monday, August 15.
At the same time, according to the NAC, 15 assets worth about 3.5 million lei have been seized in Moldova, including two cryptocurrencies, eight pieces of agricultural land, one means of transport, three non-housing buildings and one housing building.
In addition to the component of recovery of assets derived from crime, the NAC claims that it has also carried out its work on other dimensions such as “corruption prevention, analytical, expertise and anti-corruption education”.
“The analytical directorate completed 8 operational analyses and initiated 11 – new ones, another 116 operational and strategic analyses are in the process; the anti-corruption legislation and expertise directorate received 25 draft normative acts for expertise and handed over 16 expert reports and 9 opinions to their authors; 1060 materials were registered in the Centre’s chancellery; 40 calls were received at the National Anti-Corruption Line; The Anti-Corruption Education Directorate conducted a training session on corruption and the role of the young generation in cultivating “zero tolerance” towards this phenomenon for 60 children at a rest camp in Vadul lui Voda; 67 integrity records were issued; 5 persons were detained in the CNA’s Criminal Investigation Isolator during the previous week,” an CNA release said.
Earlier, the ARBI had imposed seizures of more than 268 million lei based on prosecutors’ delegations in the Laundromat case.
“It is about the seizure of several assets of dubious origin in the Laundromat case, in the amount of 268 million lei, as well as the execution of a delegation from the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS), in the amount of 120 thousand lei. At present, ARBI has 169 delegations pending against 284 subjects,” the NAC said in a statement at the end of June.