02 December 2022,   23:22
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Tbilisi City Court sentences foreign citizen to 6 years for money laundering

Tbilisi City Court sentences foreign citizen to 6 years for money laundering. The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia said evidence had shown the offender bringing in GEL 1,400,000 in different currencies to Georgia with the purpose.

The sum had been obtained “through criminal means” abroad, the state body noted, with the individual using the funds to buy real estate and luxury cars, subsequently confiscated by Georgian law enforcers.

The offender has been fined GEL 500,000 and is set to face up to 6 years in prison.

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