ARMENIAN POLICE WAGES ACTIVE STRUGGLE AGAINST CORRUPTION
27.03.2009 17:08 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ A significant shift in the struggle against
corruption has been registered among economic crime cases, Head of
Senior RA Police Department for Organized Crime Prevention (SDOCP)
Hunan Poghosyan told a news conference on corruption and economic
Armenian police discovered 392 cases of corruption in 2008 against 171
in 2007, including 24 cases for illegal appropriation and dissipation
of funds, 9 for commercial bribery, 139 for tax evasion, 25 for
abuse of power in trade organizations, 61 for abuse of authority,
as well as a number of cases for bribery, falsification of position,
judicial verdict evasion.
Hunan Poghosyan pointed out bribery as the most common among corruption
crimes. Thus, 65% of all cases were discovered by the police, while
premeditated bribery comprised 61% of cases registered.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress