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Samvel Mayrapetyan’s charge has been completed again: sufficient evidence has been obtained that Mayrapetyan did not pay more than 35 billion AMD taxes and fines, both personally and through his organization
2020-07-17

Within the framework of the criminal case investigated by the RA Special Investigation Service Samvel Mayrapetyan’s charge has been completed again:  on the basis of a combination of sufficient evidence obtained in the criminal case, Samvel Mayrapetyan was also involved as an accused for committing the criminal acts provided for in article 205 and article 38-205 (parts 2) of the RA Criminal Code, particulerly, for through entering obviously false data in calculations presented to the tax authorities for business conducted in 2004-2014, S. Mayrapetyan both personally and by his arrangement evaded especially large amont taxes of 23,054,522,502 AMD, due to which the calculated fines amounted to 12,622,351,070 AMD.

According to the charge, being the director of “Progress-Armenia” LLC, and initially intending to evade the taxes arising as a result of the business activities Samvel Mayrapetyan in purchase and sale agreements made in 2004 for 75 units of real estates, that is apartments and car stations at Bayron 3, Yerevan city, owned by the said company mentioned false prices significantly below the market value. In this way, Samvel Mayrapetyan did not pay particularly large amounts of taxes totalling 777,847,000 AMD to the state budget, while fines calculated for non-fulfillment of tax obligations as of July 15, 2020 amounted to 425,871,233 AMD.

Besides, in purchase and sale agreements made in 2008 for 243 units of real estates at North Avenue 3, Yerevan city, owned by “Progress Armenia” Limited Liability Company, he also stated false prices significantly below the market value, thus evading taxes in especially large amount of AMD 7,580,479,600 due to the state budget, and the fines calculated for non-fulfillment of tax obligations as of July 15, 2020 amounted to AMD 4,150,312,581.

It was found in the criminal case that being the director of “Local Developers” LLC Samvel Mayrapetyan mentioned prices significantly lower than the market value in the agreements on purchase and sale of 383 units of real estate at 5 North Avenue, Yerevan city owned by the mentioned company. As a result, S. Mayrapetyan evaded taxes in especially large amounts totalling 9,017,431,642 AMD to the state budget during 2009-2014, while the fines calculated for non-fulfillment of tax obligations as of July 15, 2020 amounted to 4,937,043,824 AMD.

Besides, Samvel Mayrapetyan organized the process of non-payment of especially large amount taxes of 5,678,764,260 AMD for business activities conducted by “Globus” LLC factually owned by him, by means of entering obvious false data in the calculations submitted to the tax authorities, as a result of which the fines calculated as of June 25, 2020 amounted to AMD 3.109.123.432.

As it has already been informed, Samvel Mayrapetyan is also involved in the mentioned criminal case as an accused for committing the actions provided by article 38-311 (part 4, point 2), and article 190 (part 3, point 1) of the RA Criminal Code, for he assisted receipt of especially large amount bribes by former senior RA officials with prior consent and the legalization of especially large amount bribes received illegally by Armen Gevorgyan.

Thus, due to non-fulfillment of tax obligations Samvel Mayrapetyan evaded taxes and fine in especially large amount exceeding 35 billion AMD both personally and through his organization.

Within the framework of the measures taken to restore the damage caused to the state, arrest was put on several dozen real estate units owned by S. Mayrapetyan. 

 

Notification: a person that is suspected or accused of an alleged crime, is considered innocent until his/her guilt is proved by a court judgement that has come into legal effect pursuant to the procedure determined by RA Criminal Procedure Code.