BIH PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL MONEY LAUNDERING OPERATION02.04.2020. 10:36
The Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with its partner institutions from Slovenia, has participated in an international operation during which funds amounting to more than half a million BAM were temporarily seized in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
These activities relate to the suspicion of fraud during the procurement of protective masks for one company from Slovenia, which involved certain citizens and companies from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Due to the suspicion of unlawful activities, cooperation of the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina had been requested, and upon the proposal of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the order of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SIPA police officers undertook certain activities to collect evidence and block certain funds. Some documentation was confiscated from four legal entities and two natural persons, on suspicion of a criminal offense of money laundering in the amount of BAM 586 749.
The investigation in this international operation continues.
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