Preliminary investigation conducted by the Special Investigation Service of RA has revealed that from 2010 to 2012 Artak Ghukasyan, former officer of the Investigation Department of the RA State Revenue Committee, received by abuse of trust and fraudulently stole particularly large amounts of money from numerous citizens by tricking the latter into joint business activities at pawnshops and currency exchange offices registered in different persons’ names but actually run by him under the pretence of making investments and sharing the obtained income with them.
Artak Ghukasyan has been charged according to the RA Criminal Code, Article 178, part 3, point 1. Detention has been applied to him as a precautionary measure.
Those affected by Artak Ghukasyan’s actions can apply to the State Investigation Service of RA (tel.: (+37410) 511 601, (+37410) 511 609).
Notice: A person suspected or accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proved guilty in the procedure established by the Criminal Procedure Code of RA by the effective court judgement.