Moldovan ex-premier gets 9 years in prison for bribery

June 27, 2016 12:56 PM

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CHISINAU, Moldova – A Moldovan court has sentenced former Prime Minister Vlad Filat to nine years in prison on charges of taking bribes and influence trafficking.

A district court in Chisinau sentenced Filat on Monday and ruled that his assets, including real estate, vehicles and shares should be confiscated. The sentence can be appealed.

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