CONTINUATION OF ACTIVITIES IN OPERATIONAL ACTION CODENAMED “TRANSFER”29.10.2020. 13:38
As part of the case of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SIPA police officers have been conducting searches of certain buildings and premises at six locations in the Sarajevo Canton and in East Sarajevo, pursuant to an order of a Prosecutor from the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption.
These activities pertain to the investigation into the persons suspected of illegally collecting data from legal entities and companies from Austria and Germany, in an agreement and in joint action with other persons, as members of an organized group.
Subsequently, they forged payment orders in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which they submitted to banks in Austria and Germany and thus illegally obtained payments and transfers of funds, from the accounts of legal entities from these two countries to the accounts of members of an organized group of people who had opened accounts in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of committing criminal offenses, and who were withdrawing the money after the payments had been made and keeping the money for themselves.
The suspects are charged with the following criminal offenses: association for the purpose of committing criminal offenses, unauthorized access to the system and network of electronic data processing, fraud, forgery of documents and money laundering.
The case Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with his team, is in constant contact and communication with colleagues from Croatia, Austria and Germany, in order to document and prosecute the perpetrators of these criminal offenses.
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