18.11.2016 | A Criminal Proceeding was Instituted on the Fact of Abuse of Official Authority by the Officials of the RA Ministry of Finance

In the order established by the decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia № NK-189- N dated 28.11.2005 “On measures aimed at improving efficiency in the sphere of protection of the state property interests” during the consideration of the materials, received from the RA Ministry of Finance, in the Department of State Interests Protection of the RA Prosecutor General's Office it was found out that the relevant officials of the Department of Violations Detection and Administrative Proceedings Implementation, Legal Department, and Kentron Tax Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Finance, ignoring the indisputable administrative act on levying 75.467.232 AMD, on 08.06.2015 signed a schedule for the payment of arrears in a total amount of 28.449.350 AMD as a result of which 47.017.882  AMD was not paid to the state budget, causing significant damage to the State legitimate interests.
A criminal proceeding was instituted by the prosecutor of the Department of State Interests Protection of the RA Prosecutor General's Office under the features of the Article 308 part 1 of the RA Criminal Code on the basis of the mentioned fact - abusing of the official authority, which resulted in significant damage to the State legitimate interests, by the officials of the RA Ministry of Finance. The preliminary investigation of the criminal case was assigned to the RA Special Investigation Service.