As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia detained 3 persons on the fact of misappropriation of property in large quantities by deceit, as a group, - reports the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance.
"Investigation revealed that accused persons, in order to receive illegal material benefits, contacted each other and agreed to find copies of ID cards of individuals, using which they could fraudulently obtain loan from the bank.
In order to carry out criminal intent, one of the offenders who worked as a micro-credit expert at the bank and was responsible for identifying potential borrowers and reviewing business loan applications, on the basis of those demographic data of individuals provided by the accomplices in the criminal act, was registering fictitious applications in the banking program and was referring to the fictitious business activities, which was presumably confirming client's commercial activities.
In the mentioned criminal way, the accused persons fraudulently received and appropriated GEL 193 300 from the bank.
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", - reads the full statement.