#Investigation
Blockage, Interests, and Accusations of Corruption in the Construction of a New Prison in Chișinău

Blockage, Interests, and Accusations of Corruption in the Construction of a New Prison in Chișinău

Seven years after the launch of a new penitentiary construction project instead of the current institution Penitentiary no. 13 in Chișinău, the works have not started yet. After an attempt to identify a company…
29 April
The Moldovan Officials and their Luxurious Quarantine on Public Money

The Moldovan Officials and their Luxurious Quarantine on Public Money

In the pandemic year 2020, 11 state institutions – ministries and government agencies – paid over 100,000 euros from public money to rent villas located in a picturesque area, on the bank of the Nis…
21 April
Diplomacy as Luxury or How Moldovan Embassies Bought Expensive Cars in a Pandemic Year

Diplomacy as Luxury or How Moldovan Embassies Bought Expensive Cars in a Pandemic Year

Last year, Moldova’s diplomatic missions spent more than 163,000 (3.5 million Moldovan lei) euros on the purchase of five new cars. The acquisition came in a pandemic year when the state health system was…
19 April
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
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 Forestry Administrative Authority’s Director Risks Losing His Job

The Forestry Administrative Authority’s Director Risks Losing His Job

The director of the forestry administrative authority Moldsilva has three conflicts of interest and risks losing his mandate and the right to hold a public office for 3 years. The National Integrity Authority i…
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
The Russian Laundromat: Testimonies Against Moldovan Politicians and Controversial Businessmen

The Russian Laundromat: Testimonies Against Moldovan Politicians and Controversial Businessmen

The investigation targeting Oleg Kuzmin, the Russian bank European Express’s former director of the board of directors has been completed. He pleaded guilty in the case of money laundering in particularly large…
08 February
Criminal Cases Becoming Non-Criminal for a Moldovan Prosecutor

Criminal Cases Becoming Non-Criminal for a Moldovan Prosecutor

A former prosecutor from the Chișinău Prosecutor’s Office was tried for exceeding his authority and accused of investigating fraudulently a murder case of a Dutch citizen killed by three Moldovan citizens…
02 February

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