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INVESTIGATION SERVICE EXPOSED A FACT OF BREACHING A PROCEDURE OF MOVING PARTICULARLY LARGE AMOUNT OF PRECIOUS METALS TO THE CUSTOMS BORDER OF GEORGIA

Friday, August 5, 2022
INVESTIGATION SERVICE EXPOSED A FACT OF BREACHING A PROCEDURE OF MOVING PARTICULARLY LARGE AMOUNT OF PRECIOUS METALS TO THE CUSTOMS BORDER OF GEORGIA

As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, through the coordinated activities with the representatives of the Customs Department of the Revenue Service, exposed a fact of moving particularly large amount of precious metal scrap to the customs border of Georgia in violation of customs regulations.

Investigation determined that a citizen of the Republic of Armenia, through the customs checkpoint "Kartsakhi", attempted to smuggle from Georgia to the Republic of Turkey 871,53 grams of gold scrap having value of GEL 133 351,74 hidden from the customs control.

Investigation is underway under the second part of Article 214 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 5 to 7 years. 
 

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