ACTING CHIEF PROSECUTOR HELD A MEETING WITH ITA BIH OFFICIALS27.02.2017. 16:00
Acting Chief Prosecutor - Gordana Tadić and Head of the Section for Economic Crime - Ismet Šuškić, along with Prosecutors and staff of this Section, met with the Director of ITA - Miro Džakula and ITA officials who are directly involved in work with the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH in investigations and cases combating financial crimes and tax evasion and fraud.
The focus of the meeting was on promotion and improvement of joint work in order to ensure more efficient detection, prevention and prosecution of perpetrators of criminal offences in the field of financial crime.
The parties discussed the issues of expediting investigations and collecting quality evidence in the fight against criminal offences that are causing multimillion damages to the budget of our country and thus to all our citizens. Also discussed were tax, customs and financial discipline and the rule of law in this area as one of the priorities in our country’s path to European integration.
The Prosecutor’s Office of BiH has, in the past few months, issued a number of indictments for financial crimes, in which the state was damaged for large amounts, and has submitted requests to block and confiscate unlawful property gain.
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