The Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance prevented the use of counterfeit assets and thus the loss of 100 million by the state budget.
As it was announced at the briefing today, the investigation revealed a large-scale criminal scheme of tax evasion and legalization of illegal income.
Investigations have been launched against 53 people in 9 criminal cases. 38 out of the persons are in custody. Most of them are directors and founders of various companies, while some are managers of the companies.
The defendants had companies in various regions of the country, through which they carried out illegal operations.
The defendants face 9-12 years in prison if convicted.
source: IPN/ interpressnews.ge/