31.08.2022 | А claim been considered for the confiscation of property and assets of illegal origin in the amount of about 19.1 billion drams from Surik Khachatryan and persons associated with him

The Court of General Jurisdiction of First Instance of the city of Yerevan accepted the proceedings on another claim for the confiscation of property of illegal origin, filed on July 27, 2022 by the Department for Confiscation of Property of Illicit Origin of the RA Prosecutor General's Office.


At the same time, a claim was submitted to the court for confiscation in favor of the Republic of Armenia from the former Governor of the RA Syunik region Surik Khachatryan and 5 persons associated with him, in particular:


5 real estate objects: a private house in Yerevan (at two addresses), an apartment, a public facility, a building in Goris, 3 vehicles, and in case of impossibility - their average market value, for a total amount of more than 1.530.135.900 AMD,
participation in 3 legal entities,
614.544.139 AMD as the balance of illegal funds,
2.410.463.523, AMD not confirmed by the legal income of a person, are of illegal origin and cannot be confiscated on the basis of part 4 of Article 20 of the Law on Confiscation of Illegally Obtained Property.
The right to claim loans and other claims for the total amount of 4.450.350.364 AMD was granted to individuals and legal entities,
The investment amount of 10.098.300.000 AMD was transferred to an offshore organization.


The Attorney General's Office continues the process of filing claims for confiscation of illegal property in cases in which measures of preliminary securing of the claim have already been applied.


The foregoing is the thirteenth such claim that is pending before the court.