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Charge Pressed against Resident of Yerevan for Forging Documents and Swindling in Particularly Large Amount

27.02.2020 17:28

Through investigation of the criminal case conducted in Aragatsotn Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee it was found out that the resident of Yerevan, being aware that his acquaintance living in Kuwait was in a good material state, decided to swindle money in particularly large amount under the pretext of establishing joint business with him and making investment in the Republic of Armenia.

In order to realize the criminal intention, in 2013 he offered his acquaintance to construct an auto gas station in Kosh village of Aragatsotn province. Getting the latter’s agreement, abusing his confidence towards him the resident of Yerevan offered his acquaintance to establish a joint LLC and to transfer the money from Kuwait to the account of the mentioned company to implement construction work. After it the latter left for Kuwait and began to transfer money to the account of the company established jointly.

For the purpose of hiding his intention to swindle property he forged documents and presented them to his acquaintance as documents of property obtained in the name of the LLC established jointly. As a result, money in particularly large amount – 580.000 USD tantamount to 258.657.800 AMD was swindled.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against the resident of Yerevan according to the Part 1 of the Article 325 (forgery, sale or use of forged documents, stamps, seals, letter-heads, vehicle license plates) and the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178 (swindling) of RA Criminal Code. Signature not to leave was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing.


Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.




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