Dodon recognized as a suspect in the case of embezzlement of $ 12 million

Ex-President of Moldova Igor Dodon was recognized as a suspect in the case of embezzlement of $ 12 million In September, a case was initiated on embezzlement that took place in 2008 using a scheme involving Energocom. Dodon at that time was the Minister of Economy and the First Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova

Igor Dodon

Former President of Moldova Igor Dodon was recognized as a suspect in the case of embezzlement of $ 12 million. ZDG.md.

The criminal case was initiated in September. According to the investigation, in 2008, members of the leadership of Energocom, which is engaged in providing Moldova with electricity, with preliminary agreement with the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure and the National Energy Regulatory Agency, created a criminal scheme. Its essence consisted in the unjustified overstatement of purchase prices for electricity and appropriation of the difference. In particular, they talked about a contract for the supply of electricity between Moldova and Ukraine.

In December, Dodon was summoned to the prosecutor's office in this case. The former head of the Democratic Party, billionaire Vladimir Plakhotnyuk, also received a summons.

“They said that I was a suspect, not an accused”, & mdash; said the former president after interrogation.

In 2008, Dodon served as Minister of Economy and First Deputy Prime Minister of the republic. From 2009 to 2016, he was a deputy, in 2016 he became president, and in November 2020 he lost the election of the head of state to Maia Sandu. In July 2021, he again became a deputy, but in October announced his resignation from parliament, where the Sandu party won the majority.

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