The Agency For the Recovery of Assets Within National Anticorruption Center Froze Over 580,000 Euros
The Agency for the Recovery of Criminal Assets, specialized in making parallel financial investigations, freezing criminal assets, evaluating and administering them, has frozen assets worth about 580 thousand euros (around 12 million Moldovan lei).
The criminal case is on tax evasion committed by an important online sales company from Moldova, accused of prejudicing the state with 1.5 million euros, about 30 million Moldovan lei.
Within the parallel financial investigations, the prosecutors froze the company’s assets including the director and accountants’ money, who are listed as owners. Some third parties’ goods were frozen too, however, the same company members are the goods’ owners. These include cars, trucks, land, and buildings, as well as the share capital of some associated companies.
Since the beginning of 2020, the Agency for the Recovery of Criminal Assets froze 985 goods of 72 subjects, identified in 29 criminal cases, in the amount of approximately 40 million euros (around 800 million Moldovan lei.