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Parliament Makes a Second Attempt to Annul the Billion-Law After the First One was Declared Unconstitutional

Parliament Makes a Second Attempt to Annul the Billion-Law After the First One was Declared Unconstitutional

The Parliament voted for a new draft annulling the so-called billion-dollar law. The first draft was declared unconstitutional and was criticized by the opposition, the International Monetary Fund, and the Worl…
23 April
New Accusation in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

New Accusation in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

A new accusation for the former interim president of the Banca de Economii, Viorel Bârca, whose case was sent to court on March 15 for embezzlement of foreign assets in particularly large proportions in the bil…
24 March
Shor Party Deputies Investigated in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

Shor Party Deputies Investigated in the Billion-Dollar Bank Fraud

The Prosecutor General Alexandr Stoianoglo requested the Parliament today to lift the immunity of the Shor Party deputies Petru Jardan and Denis Ulanov. The two are investigated in the billion-dollar bank fraud…
19 March
Canceling the Billion Law Declared Unconstitutional

Canceling the Billion Law Declared Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court declared today, March 18, the law canceling the billion-dollar debt unconstitutional. The law was voted by the Shor-Socialist factions despite the criticism of the opposition, the World…
18 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
Billion-dollar Bank Fraud Testimonies: “Every Month He Gave Me $100 To Be Always Available on the Phone.”

Billion-dollar Bank Fraud Testimonies: “Every Month He Gave Me $100 To Be Always Available on the Phone.”

Three managers of the companies investigated in the billion-dollar bank fraud case made statements for the first time about their involvement. They revealed the way the companies obtained millions of dollars un…
29 December 2020
The IMF Reacts to the Initiative of Cancelling the $1 Billion Law

The IMF Reacts to the Initiative of Cancelling the $1 Billion Law

The International Monetary Fund representative in Moldova, Rodgers Chawani considers that the Socialists’ initiative to cancel the billion law, which made the state repay the damage following the billion-dollar…
14 December 2020
Corruption in 2020: Pronounced Sentences or Releases and Lack of Punishments

Corruption in 2020: Pronounced Sentences or Releases and Lack of Punishments

In 2020, no high-ranking Moldovan officials have been sentenced for corruption. On the contrary, judges delay significant cases or release investigated suspects. Justice Courts defer high-profile cases for year…
10 December 2020
Moldovan Prosecutors  Investigating the Billion-dollar Bank Fraud Stalked by Four Policemen

Moldovan Prosecutors Investigating the Billion-dollar Bank Fraud Stalked by Four Policemen

The General Prosecutor’s Office informs that four former police employees were retained for the daily chasing, for about a week, of two prosecutors from the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office, as th…
04 November 2020
OPINION POLL: Promises Made. The Billion Not Found. Where is the Stolen Billion Dollars?

OPINION POLL: Promises Made. The Billion Not Found. Where is the Stolen Billion Dollars?

Igor Dodon became president of Moldova in 2016, as he promoted convincing election campaign promises. At that time, the recovery of the stolen dollars billion and imprisonment for thieves was the country’s most…
15 October 2020

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