Criminal Case Instigated: 253 Tons of Illegal Crawfish Fishing in Lake Sevan

Criminal Case Instigated: 253 Tons of Illegal Crawfish Fishing in Lake Sevan

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The Prosecutor General’s Office found out that according to the agreements signed with RA Ministry of Nature Protection for 2017-2018, 4 LLCs in Lake Sevan has a total crawfish catch of 104 tonnes. Meanwhile, during the same period seven legal entities from the republic, including the latter, exported about 357 tonnes of wild crawfish. That is, 253 tons of crabs were caught without a contract.

That is, the responsible officials of RA Ministry of Nature Protection presented false, untrue data on the actual volume of the crawfish in November 2016. As a result, the legal entities exported 253 tons of wild crawfish from a source of unknown origin in 2017-2018 and, consequently, 253 million AMD of nature management fees were not credited to the state budget. A criminal case has been initiated.

 

16:55 March 27, 2020


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