24 April 2024,   19:46
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3 facts of carrying out entrepreneurial activities without the permit exposed - 4 persons brought to the criminal liability

As a result of operative-searching and investigative activities, representatives of Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, in Adjara and Samegrelo Region, exposed three facts of carrying out entrepreneurial activities without the relevant permit, brought to the criminal liability four persons and detained one of them.

Investigation determined that accused persons, at three different locations, had set up gaming business facilities, where without the relevant mandatory permit, using internet, the lotto drawing process was broadcasted on the websites of internet casinos operating outside of Georgia.

It was determined that in case of legal operation of the facilities, as a permit fee, approximately GEL 300 000 should have been paid for the state budget.

Investigation is underway under the first and second parts of Article 192 of the Criminal Code of Georgia, which envisages imprisonment from 3 to 5 years.

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