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Over 1.8 Million USD Swindled during Construction Work in Transh 1 within «North-South Road» Investment Program; Charge Pressed

07.12.2018 13:54

Within the criminal case investigated in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against project team leader of French «Safezh S. A. and Eptisa» joint entertainment carrying out technical supervision over the construction within the «North-South Road» investment program for swindling Armenian drams tantamount to more than 1.8 million USD by cheating.  

It was earlier informed that apparent abuses were found within implementation of «North-South Road» program and the damage caused to the state, pursuant to initial calculations, is 23.553.817.000 AMD.

The criminal case was received in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee, an investigatory group was formed, an investigatory plan was worked out and necessary investigatory actions are conducted to provide the comprehensive investigation, to find out the frame of those related to apparent abuses, to personalize the actions of each of them. As a result, actual data were obtained on relation of project team leader of French «Safezh S. A. and Eptisa» joint entertainment carrying out technical supervision over the construction within the «North-South Road» investment program to expenditure excess. Starting from December, 2015 the latter had duties to supervise the compliance of qualitative characteristics and volumes of construction work implemented in Transh 1 of the program.

According to preliminary investigation data, the team leader reaching prior agreement with employees of contractor company implementing the work, as well as competent people of the RA Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies on September 1, 2016 issued false payment certificate that the whole work was done at Transh-1 section  and presented to the customer for payment in which excessive cost of 871.083.253 AMD tantamount to 1.804.232 USD for the work actually not implemented was involved. As a result, money in particularly large amount was swindled by cheating from credit resources provided to the Republic of Armenia.

On the base of the obtained evidence charge was pressed against team leader for swindling in particularly large amount by cheating according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178 of RA Criminal Code. Signature not to leave was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Information about investigation results will periodically be provided.

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

 

 


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