State Incurred Damage of 2 Billion 857 Million AMD As Result of Abuses by Water Using Companies

State Incurred Damage of 2 Billion 857 Million AMD As Result of Abuses by Water Using Companies

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RA Prosecutor’s office found out that abuse corruption schemes have been formed and operated for years with the participation of water using companies through which the data on water use supply services, supplied water amount and incurred damage have been falsified and the subsidy funds received from the state budget have been embezzled, as the Public Relations Office of RA Prosecutor’s Office informs.

Department for Combating Corruption and Economic Crimes of RA Prosecutor’s Office examined the criminal cases initiated based on abuses recorded in the course of the operations of water using companies having the status of not profit making and operating as individual legal entities in the territory of Armenia.

In the course of 2018-2019, 11 criminal cases were initiated based on the abuses recorded in the operations of water using companies. The preliminary investigation estimates showed the damage caused made up 2 billion 857 million AMD. Initiated criminal cases refer to the operations of individual water using companies in Lori, Shirak, Kotayq, Armavir, Ararat and Aragatsotn Regions.

The preliminary investigation of the criminal cases continue, necessary investigative and procedural measures are taken to ensure objective and comprehensive examination and to specify the extent of the caused damage to find out people liable.

18:03 May 31, 2019


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