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INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part IV. ZdG Explains How the Wood is Stolen.

INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part IV. ZdG Explains How the Wood is Stolen.

In the last six months, ZdG reporters have talked to dozens of foresters, heads of forestry schools, heads of enterprises, but also with people who work illegally in the forests, being also involved in illegal…
05 July
INVESTIGATION: Forest Thefts Part III – The Socialists’ Involvement and an Unambiguous Recording

INVESTIGATION: Forest Thefts Part III – The Socialists’ Involvement and an Unambiguous Recording

ZdG obtained an audio recording of a meeting with the foresters from Edineț District, which shows how Dumitru Cojocaru, the head of Moldsilva Agency, instructed the foresters and the heads of forest districts u…
01 July
INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part II. The Fight of a Forestry Dynasty with the System and Relations in Justice

INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part II. The Fight of a Forestry Dynasty with the System and Relations in Justice

Several former and current foresters filed a complaint with the law enforcement agencies, revealing the way in which wood was stolen from the forests located on the territory of Hâncești district. The denunciat…
14 June
INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part I

INVESTIGATION: The Forest Thefts Part I

Theft of wood from the forests of Moldova, seen from inside the system. Phone calls, (i)legal orders, political requests, and houses worth millions. A forester who was recently fired for having allowed illegal…
07 June
Ministry of Interior Blocks ZdG Access to Information on Criminal Cases of Moldovan Party Leaders Invoking Personal Data Protection

Ministry of Interior Blocks ZdG Access to Information on Criminal Cases of Moldovan Party Leaders Invoking Personal Data Protection

ZdG cannot obtain information about possible criminal cases involving chairmen, deputy chairmen, and general secretaries of several political parties, registered in the electoral race for the early parliamentar…
07 June
The Concrete Constructions Built in the Durlești Forest are Demolished after a ZdG Investigation

The Concrete Constructions Built in the Durlești Forest are Demolished after a ZdG Investigation

The concrete constructions built in the Durlești Forest are demolished five months after the ZdG investigation. The company that leased 40 hectares of the forest started the demolition after being summoned by t…
04 June
A Judge Fights for a Higher Pension: ”When Everyone Applies, Why Shouldn’t I?”

A Judge Fights for a Higher Pension: ”When Everyone Applies, Why Shouldn’t I?”

Dozens of judges and hundreds of prosecutors have obtained higher pensions in recent years after they filed lawsuits against the National Social Insurance House. Anatolie Țurcan, a magistrate at the Supreme Cou…
03 June
INVESTIGATION: Companies Affiliated With The Staff Of Chișinău-Gaz Pump Millions Of Euros Into Their Accounts

INVESTIGATION: Companies Affiliated With The Staff Of Chișinău-Gaz Pump Millions Of Euros Into Their Accounts

Over the past few years, a system operator of the natural gas distribution and the most important subdivision in the energy sector from Moldova has accumulated little revenue due to unregulated supplementary ac…
30 May
INVESTIGATION: The Undervalued Cars of Integrity Inspectors

INVESTIGATION: The Undervalued Cars of Integrity Inspectors

“Declare the real value of the goods!” urged the National Integrity Authority, in October 2020, in a video about the phenomena of declaring goods at ridiculous prices, especially practiced by offici…
23 May
The Acquired Wealth of Defected Deputies

The Acquired Wealth of Defected Deputies

In 2020, the deputies who left their parties in the Parliament, on the background of some accusations of corruption, made several acquisitions. Ten of the 18 made purchases of tens of thousands of euros, and tw…
12 April

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