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Summary of the Sentence in a Murder Case: A Man killed in a Fight and No Conviction

Summary of the Sentence in a Murder Case: A Man killed in a Fight and No Conviction

Two years ago a 30-year-old man named Serghei Bejenari was beaten to death near the Atrium shopping center, downtown Chișinău by two people. The prosecutor accused two defendants of causing intentional injuries…
05 July 2020
The Portrait of a Head of National Penitentiary Administration That Receives Donations of Thousands of Euros (Part I)

The Portrait of a Head of National Penitentiary Administration That Receives Donations of Thousands of Euros (Part I)

Serghei Demcenco is the deputy director of the National Administration of Penitentiaries. He lives in a house in a residential sector in midtown Chișinău, surrounded by luxurious houses. Demcenco didn’t mention…
29 June 2020
The Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office Concluded the Investigation Regarding the Back Plastic Bag

The Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office Concluded the Investigation Regarding the Back Plastic Bag

After an undercover video from the meeting between President Igor Dodon and the country’s bigger oligarch, Vladimir Plahotniuc went viral, the former Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrei Năstase, filed a compla…
24 June 2020
A Former Employee at Moldova Railways Tells ZdG About Theft Scheme at the State-Owned Company

A Former Employee at Moldova Railways Tells ZdG About Theft Scheme at the State-Owned Company

A former employee of the State Enterprise Moldova Railways claims that the fraudulent activity of suburban train ticket cashiers leads to large-scale embezzlement. According to him, over 103,000 euros…
22 June 2020
One Year After Vladimir Plahotniuc, the Country’s Tycoon Left Moldova. What Happened with the Cases Opened Against Him.

One Year After Vladimir Plahotniuc, the Country’s Tycoon Left Moldova. What Happened with the Cases Opened Against Him.

Vladimir Plahotniuc, also named Puppet Master, controlled Moldova through blackmailing and terror from 2016 to 2019. A year after Plahotniuc fled the country and went to the United States, none of the criminal…
15 June 2020
The Office of the Prosecutor General Announces that it Has Taken Decisions on Nine of the 38 Politically Motivated Cases. What Do the Experts Say?

The Office of the Prosecutor General Announces that it Has Taken Decisions on Nine of the 38 Politically Motivated Cases. What Do the Experts Say?

Prosecutor General Alexandr Stoianoglo initiated the evaluation of 38 criminal cases, presumed instrumented for political reasons. After four months, the General Prosecutor’s Office issued a press release…
15 June 2020
The CVs of the Seven Candidates Who Aspire to Become a Judge at the Supreme Court of Justice

The CVs of the Seven Candidates Who Aspire to Become a Judge at the Supreme Court of Justice

The Superior Council of Magistracy proposed Viorica Puica to the plenary of the Parliament to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Justice. She was the only one chosen from the six candidates after G…
15 June 2020
Moldova’s Ministry of Justice to Establish Specialized AntiCorruption Courts

Moldova’s Ministry of Justice to Establish Specialized AntiCorruption Courts

The Ministry of Justice intends to draft a law on the establishment of a specialized court in the field of anti-corruption.  The Ministry of Justice announced through a press release that it intends to est…
15 June 2020
Braguța Case: Three Cases, Over 20 Defendants and One Defendant Behind Bars

Braguța Case: Three Cases, Over 20 Defendants and One Defendant Behind Bars

Three years after Andrei Braguța, a 32 years old man, died in police custody, three criminal cases were initiated, involving over 20 people among whom are police officers, Braguța’s co-detainees, and medical st…
08 June 2020
The Case of Unrecognized Bribery in the Judiciary

The Case of Unrecognized Bribery in the Judiciary

The case of over 75,000 euros (1.5 million lei) in bribes attributed to two prosecutors and three policemen shook the public opinion in January 2018. Ziarul de Gardă publishes several documents from the crimina…
01 June 2020

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