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Former Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat said that in 2009, the office of attorney General was sold to the oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc. He said this in the first since his arrest interview to the Moldavian TV channel TV8, the recording is published on YouTube.
According to him, sales positions held at the time of the formation of a coalition government. The oligarch has bought control over the chair for 2 million euros. It became a candidate Valeriu Zubco, who eventually held this post until 2013.
According to Filat, about this deal he said the Vice-Chairman of the Alliance “Our Moldova” Vyacheslav untile. The decision supposedly was taken by all members of the coalition. Filat himself, he said, discussed this situation with the US Ambassador, who called it a “very serious”.
Filat headed the government of Moldova from 2009 to 2013. He was arrested in October 2015 on charges of corruption. The prosecution relied on the testimony of a Moldovan businessman Ilan Shor, who claimed that the former Prime Minister has received remuneration for the various services and protection of the business of the shore. Filat’s lawyers have said that the businessman gave false testimony.
In June 2016 the district court of Chisinau attracted him to nine years in prison for taking advantage of official position and “passive” corruption.
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