Former President of Moldova to be interrogated in the case of fraud with Ukrainian electricity

The General Prosecutor's Office of Moldova summoned the former President of the country Igor Dodon. He is to be interrogated in the case of embezzlement of state money using illegal schemes for importing electricity from Ukraine, Mariana Kerpek, the representative of the Prosecutor General's Office of Moldova, told NewsMaker about this.

According to her, the interrogation of Dodon was scheduled for December 27. However, they did not specify whether he was a suspect or whether he would be interrogated as a witness.

To recap, the General Prosecutor's Office of Moldova opened a criminal case on the fact of embezzlement of state funds using illegal schemes for importing electricity from Ukraine. According to the investigation, in early 2008, the management of Energocom, which supplies electricity to Moldova, in collusion with officials from the Ministry of Economy, the National Regulator and others, including those who live outside the country, carried out a criminal scheme.

According to investigators, they unreasonably increased the purchase price for electricity and appropriated the price difference. Thus, they caused damage to the state for more than $11 million.

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Tags: Top management, electricity market, taxes, import, Ukraine, price, volumes, infrastructure, Europe

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