16 July 2024,   06:34
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The State Security Service detained the former Head of the Administration of the Municipal Service Development Agency

 The Anti-Corruption Agency of the State Security Service of Georgia, in cooperation with relevant departments of the municipality, as a result of operative-search activities and based on the court ruling, arrested former Head of the Administration of the Municipal Service Development Agency of Tbilisi City Hall for embezzlement of a large amount of money by abuse of power and factual owner of Techraiser for assisting him. Thus, two individuals have been detained and three others have been charged with abuse of authority, misappropriation of funds and support of illegal activity.  

According to the State Security Service, the former official of Tbilisi City Hall purchased 23 laptops from LTD Techraiser while in office. 
The Municipal Service Development Agency paid 34 550 GEL more for the laptops than their actual price was.
 
The former official also employed two individuals at the agency “who never appeared at work”.
The former official, however, had the salary cards issued for the two individuals and illegally received 29 000 GEL.
 
The crime is punishable by seven to 11 years in prison. 

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