At the request of the Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Organized Crime and Special Cases (PCCOCS), the investigating judge authorized the application of the seizure in the amount exceeding 150,000,000 lei on assets that form the share capital of the company that manages the Giurgiulesti Free International Port, writes BANI.md
The criminal case dates from 2020 and aims at the embezzlement of foreign wealth by former decision makers within the Bemol company. This is the former administrator Thomas Moser, who managed the port of Giurgiulesti until 2021. More precisely, the criminal case is related to alleged illegal actions that were the basis for taking over the management of the port. As a result of the investigations, in June 2022, a person with the role of decision-maker was charged by PCCOCS prosecutors, a person who during the criminal investigation uses the presumption of innocence, according to the law.
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The seizure applied aims at preventing the alienation of the goods and ensuring the reparation of the damage caused. The criminal prosecution actions continue, in order to investigate the entire criminal spectrum covered by the criminal case, with the subsequent information of the public about the results obtained.
According to anticorupție.md Thomas Moser managed the port of Giurgiulesti until 2021. Subsequently, the EBRD took possession of 100% of the port’s participation. Moser was previously an EBRD employee in Georgia.