As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia detained two persons on the fact of misappropriation of another person’s property by deceit as a group, in large quantities.
Investigation revealed, that the accused persons, in order to obtain someone’s property for unlawful appropriation, on the basis of the forged power of attorney, on 12th of November of the current year, reregistered on their names 5 528 m2 land plot located in Saburtalo district of Tbilisi which was registered on the name of a foreign citizen. On 16th of November the property was sold for USD 142 000.
As a result of investigative activities carried out, part of the money obtained through criminal actions and a vehicle purchased with unlawfully received money were seized. During the search and seizure of the house of one of the accused, syringes and white powder were found, which presumably is a narcotic substance.
Relevant investigative measures are being held by the representatives of the Investigation Service to identify and expose other persons involved in the abovementioned crime.
Investigation is underway under the second and third parts of Article 180 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisage imprisonment from 6 to 9 years.