The Prosecutor General’s Office of Georgia revealed false entrepreneurship committed by an organized group and transnational legalization of a large amount of illegal income. Criminal prosecution has been launched against 6 people.
“According to the investigation, F.N., a citizen of Iran, formed a structurally active, organized criminal group, which aimed to bypass the established procedures at the Georgian border, import a large amount of foreign currency from abroad and deposit them on fictitious bank accounts.
As a result of investigative actions, more than GEL 1,700,000 was confiscated from one of the facilities located in Tbilisi. On June 15, 2021, 5 persons involved in the crime were arrested.
The actions committed by the accused is punishable by 9 to 12 years in prison”, - reads the statement of the Prosecutor General’s Office.