Armenian airline faces US $3m embezzlement claim

12:45 • 15.03.17



The State Revenue Committee has revealed serious abuses in Air Armenia.


The company is now facing a criminal proceeding over a failure to pay chargeable duties to the State Budget within a period required by the legislation (three business days).  


An investigation found that in the period between 2014 and 2016, the company caused the state a damage amounting to 1.486 billion Armenian Drams (approx US $ 3m).

 

 





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