The case of Ilan Sor was sent to trial court. The former chief of the Banca de Economii is accused of fraud and money laundering. For these crimes, prosecutors ask for a sentence of 15 years in jail.
Orhei mayor declares himself innocent and says that the fraudulent scheme was planned by the former prime minister Vlad Filat.
Ilan Sor says that the former PLDM president introduced to him the No.1 raider of CIS, Veaceslav Platon, with the request to help him escape from some debts Platon had towards another banks in the country through the obtained loans.
The prosecutors accuse the mayor of Orhei that in November 2014 he got through fraud over 5 billion lei from Banca de Economii.
According to them, Sor received the money from BEM through many companies he owns. As warranty were fictional agreements signed by some banking entities from Russia.
Ilan Sor convinced the Administration Council of BEM to support the lending of his companies, without announcing that he is the owner.
Until now, were sent to court over 20 penal cases, which foresees the stripping of BEM, Banca Sociala and Unibank, through the offering of unregistered loans.
At the bar were Grigore Gacichevici, former member of the Administration Council of BEM, and other persons responsible for money laundering, traffic of influence and passive corruption.
In the same case, Vlad Filat was sentenced to 9 years in jail.