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Swindling money in particularly large amount from Cubans for organizing departure to USA revealed

10.03.2017 14:47

In the framework of the criminal case investigated in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee swindling money in particularly large amount from Cubans under the pretext of organizing departure to the USA for permanent residence through the area of Armenia was revealed.
 

In 2016 the citizen of Cuba who is in Yerevan submitted a written report to the RA law enforcement bodies informing that money in particularly large amount was taken from him for organizing permanent residence in the USA for his family – six members in total, but the departure was not organized, neither the money was returned.
 

Preliminary investigation of the criminal case initiated on the base of the report of Cuba’s citizen from February, 2017 is conducted in General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee. In the result of investigatory actions of great volume sufficient evidence were obtained on the allegation that while living in Cuba a person named Barbara promised Gomes to organize in Armenia the departure of the latter’s family and relatives, 6 people in total, to the USA for permanent residence. Pursuant to the achieved agreement the mentioned 6 people arrived in Armenia by Havana-Moscow-Yerevan flight. In Armenia two other citizens of Cuba met them and took money in particularly large amount under the pretext of formulating the necessary documents for departure to the USA; pursuant to initial data the amount is 36.300 USD and 2.000 Euros.   
 

Through investigation Barbara was identified, sufficient actual data were obtained on the frame of persons having committed the apparent crime.
 

On the base of the obtained evidence on March 4 charge was pressed against the citizen of the Republic of Cuba, Barbara according to the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178 of RA Criminal Code (swindling in particularly large amount). Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against her.
 

Necessary investigatory and other procedural actions are conducted to find other persons, to provide the comprehensive, complete and objective investigation.
 

It is informed that according to investigation data, other citizens of Cuba who are in Yerevan also have been affected by the actions of Barbara and her partners.  
 

The persons affected are asked to turn to General Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the RA Investigative Committee (address; Mamikonyants 46/5, Yerevan, RA) or call by phone numbers 011 880-089, 011 880- 007.


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


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