Investigations
A Bribe of 20,000 Euros for a Mayor

A Bribe of 20,000 Euros for a Mayor

The anti-corruption prosecutors detained a mayor for demanding a bribe. The official didn’t want to attest the end of works by a private company in the field of water supply until the company would give h…
01 April
Tendering The Anti-COVID Vaccine On Odd Conditions

Tendering The Anti-COVID Vaccine On Odd Conditions

Moldovan authorities initiated the procedure for procuring 400 thousand doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine. The pay adds up to 3 million euros, meaning citizens would pay eight euros for one dose. On March 18, the…
26 March
The Moldovan Railway – A Way to Bankruptcy

The Moldovan Railway – A Way to Bankruptcy

Politically appointed managers, fuel thefts, endless criminal cases opened due to irregularities detected at the company, lack of control and the poor condition of the railway infrastructure are just some of th…
15 March
New Arrest in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

New Arrest in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

Last week, the prosecutors conducted searches at the home and office of the former administrator of the Banca de Economii, Ion Ropot. The Chișinău Court issued a 30-day arrest warrant suspecting Ropot of abuse…
12 March
Behind the Scenes of Japanese Agricultural Investments: Emails, Interests, and Affiliated Companies

Behind the Scenes of Japanese Agricultural Investments: Emails, Interests, and Affiliated Companies

ZdG analyzed a series of official emails between the former Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and the former Ambassador of Moldova to Japan. The correspondence reveals interests of more than half a milli…
08 March
A Violation Of The Right To A Fair Trial

A Violation Of The Right To A Fair Trial

The General Prosecutor’s Office filed an annulment appeal to the Supreme Court of Justice, highlighting that a decision issued in 2020 regarding a defendant was a “flagrant violation of fundamental…
04 March
A 130 Million Dollars Loss for Electricity Debt

A 130 Million Dollars Loss for Electricity Debt

Moldova’s state budget could lose almost 130 million dollars as damage, the equivalent of about 2.2 billion Moldovan lei, due to a twenty-year-old debt for the electricity received from Romania. Following an au…
04 March
The Head Of The Biggest Moldovan Cemetery Reinstated

The Head Of The Biggest Moldovan Cemetery Reinstated

Pavel Eni, the head of the Saint Lazarus cemetery, previously detained for corruption and later suspended from office at the prosecutors’ request, was reinstated. The Chișinău Court took the decision on Thursda…
25 February
A Former President’s Associate Impossible To Fire

A Former President’s Associate Impossible To Fire

The Criuleni Court handed down a decision by which they reinstated the socialist president of Dubasari district, Grigore Filipov, suspended on December 16, 2020, by a decision of the Dubasari District Council.
24 February
A Common Notary for Plahotniuc, Shor, Platon, and Dodon

A Common Notary for Plahotniuc, Shor, Platon, and Dodon

A notary that previously authorized documents for the oligarch Plahotniuc, the fugitive Shor, and the controversial businessman Platon, allegedly provided notary services for the former president, Igor Dodon. O…
18 February

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