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Criminal Prosecution Launched against the Managing Director and Head of Monitoring Service of Casino Adjara

The Investigative Department of the Ministry of Finance has filed charges against the Managing Director of Casino Adjara Vedrana Baiati, Head of Monitoring Service Viktor Troitsk and a legal entity Casino Adjara itself.

According to the Investigative Department, criminal investigation was launched into the facts of illegal business activities carried out on behalf and in favor of the casino and unauthorized eavesdropping and recording of private conversations of customers.

The Adjara casino has also systematically been evading taxes. As a result of the examination carried out by the Audit Department, the casino has to pay 19 269 277 GEL to the state budget. Investigators still haven’t finished surveying the casino’s activities.

Vedrana Baiati and Viktor Troitsk have currently left the Georgian territory and are evading the law enforcement. Vedrana Baiati faces a fine or from 1 to 3 years of imprisonment, while Viktor Troitsk may be jailed for a term ranging from 3 to 7 years if convicted.