Criminal Liability Was Brought To Five Persons On The Fact Of Damaging Large Amount Of State Budget
As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, brought to the criminal liability five persons on the fact of damaging large amount of state budget by deceit by manufacturing and using forged tax documents as a group.
Investigation determined that the accused persons, in order to receive illegal material benefits, on behalf of the companies under their management, in prior agreement, issued forged tax invoices amongst each other, as if they had performed construction and repair works, thus creating a false VAT asset, which was subsequently used to cover current tax liabilities.
It was determined that as a result of the criminal activities carried out by the accused, the state budget was damaged in the total amount of GEL 83 981.
Investigation is underway under the Articles 210 and 185 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 4 to 7 years.