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02.08.2018 | A criminal case has been initiated on the fact of embezzlement in an especially large amount

A study conducted by the Department of State Interests Protection of the RA general prosecutor's office it has been revealed that by the decision of the Control Chamber of the Republic of Armenia No. 8/1 dated April 12, 2017, the Control Chamber of the Republic of Armenia has carried out control over the use of funds allocated from the state budget to the State Committee of Water Management of the Republic of Armenia.

 

State Committee of Water Management of the Republic of Armenia and "Melioracia" CJSC in 2016-2017 have signed an agreement on issuing grants in the amount of 641 million drams, and within this amount, “Melioracia" CJSC in 2016 has rented excavators from four, and the following year from five companies for 156 million and 159 million drams.

 

The RA Control Chamber has carried out inspections and found out that the market value of excavators does not exceed 5 million drams, but Melioracia CJSC has spent 316 million drams on their rent and operation.

 

Taking into account the fact that the registered violations contain flagrant signs of a crime,  the Department of State Interests Protection of the RA general prosecutor's office has  initiated a criminal case in accordance with p.  1 p. 3 art.  179 of the RA Criminal Code, the preliminary investigation has been entrusted to the  RA Investigative Committee.