DEFENDANT LEONARDO STANIĆ (1973) ENTERS INTO A PLEA AGREEMENT ADMITTING GUILT FOR TAX EVASION. BAM 49,329.00 OF UNLAWFUL PROPERTY GAIN TO BE CONFISCATED11.04.2017. 14:26
Having signed this Plea Agreement, the Defendant has fully admitted commission of the criminal offense charged against him by the Indictment of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In accordance with this Plea Agreement, both the Prosecutor and the aforementioned Defendant agree that the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina imposes upon the accused Stanić a suspended sentence of imprisonment for a term of one (1) year, determining at the same time that such a sentence will not be executed provided that the Defendant does not commit another criminal offense within the next two (2) years counting from the day the Verdict becomes final and binding, as well as an accessory punishment of a fine in the amount of BAM 5,000.
Pursuant to Article 110 and Article 111 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, property gain in the amount of BAM 49,329.69, which was acquired through the commission of the criminal offense, will be confiscated from the accused Leonardo Stanić. The amount of BAM 5,000 the Defendant is obliged to pay within six (6) months from the day the Verdict of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, rendered on the basis of this Plea Agreement, becomes final and binding.
The proposed sentence corresponds to the role that this Defendant had in the commission of the said criminal offence.
The accused Leonardo Stanić is charged with acquiring fictitious documentation, while in his capacity of the Director and responsible person of the LS COMMERCE d.o.o. /Limited Liability Company/ from Kiseljak, in the period from August of 2009 to December of 2010, all for the purpose of avoiding the payment of sales taxes. Namely, he was acquiring invoices of legal persons and giving false information about the sale of the goods to companies in Posušje, although there was no real turnover of goods with those companies; thus, he evaded paying sales taxes on goods and services in the amount of BAM 49,329.69, for which amount the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina was damaged.
With this Plea Agreement, the Defendant confirms that he is informed of the content of the Indictment of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the same time, he confirms that he enters this plea of guilty voluntarily, consciously and with understanding, with no coercion or persuasion, and he takes upon himself an obligation to bear the costs arising from the criminal proceedings, namely the costs of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the amount of BAM 634.50, plus the lump sum which will be determined by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, depending on the complexity of the criminal proceedings.
By virtue of signing this Plea Agreement, the Defendant waives his right to a trial and right to appeal to the criminal sanction pronounced against him by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This Plea Agreement has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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