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The preliminary investigation of case concerning Ani Hovhannisyan, director of ''Analitik.am'' website is over
2016-12-21

As a result of complete, impartial and multisided preliminary investigation performed in RA Special Investigation Service on a criminal case initiated regarding embezzlement from NA deputy, it was grounded that Ani Hovhannisyan, director of ''Analitik.am'' website, through blackmailing to publish articles damaging their rights and legal interests, embezzled large amount of money from ''VTB Armenia Bank'' CJS Company and Tigran Urikhanyan, RA NA deputy.

It was found out with the preliminary investigation of the criminal case that the director of ''Analitik.am'' website regularly published information damaging NA deputy Tigran Urikhanyan's reputation and legal rights. To get clarifications, Tigran Urikhanyan met Ani Hovhannisyan who demanded 300.000 AMD monthly to be paid otherwise threatening to continue such like publications. According to the obtained agreement, on May 3,2016 inYerevan city ''Coffee story'' café their representatives V. Gishyan and S. Harutyunyan met, what was beforehand announced to the law enforcement bodies. During the meeting the deputy's representative S. Harutyunyan handed money to Ani Hovhannisyan's representative V. Gishyan, after which as a result of measures taken by law enforcement bodies V. Gishyan was taken into custody to the general department of SAOC of RA police. Through the personal search, Ani Hovhannisyan's embezzled 300.000 AMD was found and seized from.

During the preliminary investigation it was found out that A. Hovhannisyan, having intention to embezzle large amount worth 1 million AMD, from  February 2 until March 14 regularly published information damaging the reputation of ''VTB Armenia bank'' as if having negative influence of Armenian economy, and acting in RA on the behalf of the Republic of Azerbaijan and getting profits. Later on Ani Hovhannisyan addressed to the bank to get 1 million AMD as if for ''Analitik.am'' financial support, but under threats to continue publishing reputation damaging information.      

After being rejected by the bank, since  March 17, 2016 Ani Hovhannisyan had been publishing bank's reputation damaging information in ''Analitik.am'' media website.

For committed crimes charges were brought against Ani Hovhannisyan under part 1 of Article 182 and point 3.1 of part 2 of Article 182 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was chosen as a precautionary measure for her. The criminal case coupled with the indictment was passed to the prosecutor conducting judicial control to confirm and send it to court.