ArmInfo. The Office for the Protection of State Interests of the General Prosecutor's Office of Armenia revealed damage to state interests in the amount of 60.7 billion drams, of which 3.2 billion drams were recovered.
According to the press service of the Prosecutor General, the investigation covered the period from the beginning of 2018 to the first half of 2019. In total, during this period, criminal cases were instituted on the facts of 406 offenses, and in their part the total damage to the state is 45.1 billion drams. Of the above, damage in the amount of 1.5 billion drams was recovered. Meanwhile, in 2016-2017 for similar crimes, a total of 131 cases were opened.
The vast majority of criminal cases instituted over the past year and a half relate to embezzlement and crimes against the interests of public service. 366 warnings on voluntary compensation for damage were issued, due to which 915 million drams were restored, while in 2016-2017 this indicator was 162 million drams.