Official Bribed for Provision of Positive Expert Assessment in Amount of 3 Million AMD Arrested

Official Bribed for Provision of Positive Expert Assessment in Amount of 3 Million AMD Arrested

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The National Security Service of Armenia disclosed the fact of receiving a large amount of bribe by an expert of “Environmental Expertise Center” SNCO of RA Ministry of Environment for taking actions in favor of the director of the business entity.

In particular, the official in order to assist in receiving a mining license and to eliminate the obstacles for the business entity in this regard, demanded and in installment received a bribe of large amounts, 3,300,000 AMD, during the meeting held from September 2019 to 8 February 2020 for compiling the relevant documents instead of the director, not disclosing the actual geological location of the mine to the relevant authorities and issuing a positive conclusion to the mine.

 



February 20, 2020 at 13:39