Finance Ministry official in custody for suspected bribery

Finance Ministry official in custody for suspected bribery


On Monday, March 29, Chief supervisor-inspector of the department of internal audit and financial control at the RA Ministry of Finance Arman Hovhanyan is in custody for bribery, as reported by the press center of the RA National Security Service.

Hovhanyan conducted financial inspections on a company involved in metal production through appropriation of budget resources. According to the release, he demanded and received 1,500 dollars from the company and took 240,000 drams worth bribe in exchange for not registering serious violations.

A criminal case has been filed and preliminary investigation has started at the Department of Investigation of the RA National Security Service.

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