A typical characteristic for the summer period is actually significant increase of the number of participants in cross-border traffic. In these circumstances, the Border Police has arranged a series of additional working actions at checkpoints designed to streamline the traffic, reduce waiting times at border control and avoid the formation of queues.
Within the period 27 June - 3 July 2016 at the crossing points was noted a significant increase in the number of crossings of the state border. The flow of persons was 412 568 crossings, with 4.79% more than the previous week and the traffic of transport units showed a value of 91 685 crossings, increasing by 3.3% compared to last week.
Tuesday 14 June, EUBAM donated eight vehicles to Moldova’s Border Police and Customs Service, in a ceremony at the headquarters of Moldova’s Border Police. The event was attended by Ambassador Andrew Tesoriere, Head of EUBAM, acting Head of the Moldovan Border Police, Mr. Ianus Erhan and Head of the Moldovan Customs Service, Mr. Vitalie Vrabie.
Given that during Easter will increase the number of Moldovan citizens and foreigners who will transit crossing the state BCPs, the Border Police jointly with the Customs Service ordered a series of work additional actions designed to streamline the traffic, to reduce the waiting time at border control and to avoid forming the queues at border crossing points.
The criminal investigation officers from the Western Regional Directorate of the Border Police Department in cooperation with officers of Service of internal protection and anti-corruption (SPIA) MIA and Prosecutor's Office of Ungheni district acted in the area of responsibility of Border Police Sector Ungheni to retain a Moldovan who tried to bribe a border police officer for enabling to cross the consignment of contraband cigarettes.
Today, March 30, at around 15.30, the officers of Personnel Inspection Directorate within the Border Police Department jointly with representatives of the National Anti-Corruption Centre and Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office arrested in flagrante delicto, an employee of the Regional Directorate West at the moment of extortion of the amount of 600 euro.