Samson: Parliamentary integrity: 90% of the stolen Iraqi funds were smuggled by political leaders
On Thursday, the Parliamentary Integrity Committee announced the diagnosis of 90% of the money smuggled outside Iraq, indicating that political leaders and officials smuggled it out.
A member of the Integrity Committee, Abdul Amir Al-Mayahi, told Al-Maalouma that “the Integrity Committee, in cooperation with the supervisory authorities, reached great information regarding corruption and money smuggling operations outside the country.”
He added, “The committee has reached the truth that 75% of Iraq’s non-oil imports go surreptitiously into the pockets of the corrupt,” noting that “most of this money is smuggled out of Iraq.”
Al-Mayahi explained that “the committee has reached nearly 90% of that money, the countries in it, and the names of the characters that smuggled it.” LINK
Samson: Thousands of dollars and tens of millions of dinars were stolen from a currency merchant in Sulaymaniyah
26th February 2021
On Friday, the Asayish Security Directorate in Sulaymaniyah Governorate announced the arrest of 8 people on charges of stealing thousands of dollars and tens of millions of dinars from a currency merchant.
The directorate said in a statement today, that a currency trading company was subjected to a robbery in two separate incidents in Sulaymaniyah, indicating that the first crime is the theft of 60,000 US dollars, and the other is the theft of 47 million Iraqi dinars from the traders.
According to the statement, the Asayish forces arrested 8 people on charges of stealing these sums of money, and these are their names: (M, A, S) born in 1991, (PBUH, PBUH) born in 1986, (R, M, L) born in 1997. (B, H, A) were born in 1989, (Y, A, S) who were born in 1979, (B, C, P) who were born in 1997, (S, A, A) 1998, (H, H, and S) 1986.
The statement added that they had been arrested according to judicial orders, and the necessary investigations had begun. LINK