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New Abuses Found within Criminal Case on Abuses Committed within Implementation of «North-South Road» Program

03.06.2019 14:32

Preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated on apparent abuses committed within implementation of «North-South Road» program is ongoing in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee.

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.

In the result of investigatory and other procedural actions conducted within the criminal case other criminal manifestations were also found. Two other criminal cases were initiated on them which were joint to the criminal case investigated on apparent abuses committed within the implementation of «North-South Road» program.

 

Particularly, through investigation data were obtained on the allegation that organized by the director of the contractor company implementing asphalting work on the base of subcontractor contract in some parts of Transh 1 Program (Yerevan - Artashat and Yerevan – Ashtarak), with the purpose of swindling somebody else's property in particularly large amount within the contract, in the performance acts, in delivery-acceptance acts and tax accounts formed by the company from November 21 to June 6, 2014, work worth 771.652.520 AMD corresponding to standards envisaged by the contract was not handed to the customer, instead work of 556.615.520  AMD corresponding to other – lower standards was handed. As a result, money in particularly large amount - 215.037.000 AMD was swindled by cheating and damage of the mentioned amount was caused to state.   

On the base of the data containing elements of apparent new crimes on 24.05.2019 a new criminal case was initiated according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178, the Part 2 of the Article 214 and the Part 2 of the Article 308 of RA Criminal Code.

Besides, during preliminary investigation data were also obtained that the director of the same subcontractor company, with the purpose of evading from taxes, acquired false documents on expenditures of the company from a number of companies without receiving goods or any service from them. Then he entered them in the reports, declarations and other taxation documents submitted to RA State Revenue Committee adjunct to the Government, as prescribed by law, in order to evade from taxes in particularly large amount. As a result, he evaded from taxes in particularly large amount causing damage of particularly large amount to the state.  

On 30.04.2019 a criminal case was initiated in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee according to the Part 3 of the Article 189 and the Part 2 of the Article 205 of RA Criminal Code.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence on May 31, 2019 charge was pressed against the director of the mentioned subcontractor company according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178, the Part 3 of the Article 38-189 and the Part 2 of the Article 205 of RA Criminal Code.

200 million AMD was paid by the latter to the deposit account of the RA Investigative Committee as a guarantee to recover the damage caused by him.

By the investigator’s decision 31.900.000 AMD, 3 million Russian Ruble and 60.000 USD found through search conducted in his apartment was seized.

Tax inspections were commissioned in the mentioned company and in a number of other companies having withdrawn tax-accounts to the company to find out the exact amount of tax liabilities subject to additional implementation.

Preliminary investigation of the criminal case is ongoing.

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

 


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