A press conference took place at NACC headquarters on searches conducted today, November 24th, by the Anti-corruption Prosecutors and officers at several public institutions, the homes of civil servants and economic agents.
"The unhealthy foods: potatoes, pasta, chicken, fish, cabbage, beans" , said the head of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Viorel Morari.
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"Today a total of 46 searches were conducted. An incident occurred in one of the raids: the person concerned wanted to destroy the compromising documents. The case includes 23 people as suspects. Of the 16 people detained nine are civil servants, seven are entrepreneurs. The amount of bribes reached to 10,000 lei ", said Bogdan Zumbreanu, chief of the criminal prosecution of NACC.
"If found guilty, the accused risk fines of 8,000 conventional units or maximum sentence of 10 years with disqualification to hold certain positions - up to 10 years" , said the head of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Viorel Morari.
"It appeared from the information that auctions were rigged" , added the head of the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor, Viorel Morari.
Publika.MD recalls that Anti-corruption Prosecutors and officers raided this morning, November 24th, several public institutions, the homes of civil servants and economic agents.
The actions took place in a criminal case related to actions of providing food to schools and kindergartens in the capital.
Investigators investigate the food delivery of unhealthy products in educational institutions.
Both entrepreneurs and civil servants figure in the case. 16 people have been arrested.
The head of the education in Ciocana sector of the Capital has confirmed that he was quoted in the case and NACC officers have carried searches at his office. The official, however, denies all charges.