Azerbaijan, Baku, March 30 / Trend H.Bagirov /
A group of bank employees accused of embezzlement were sentenced in Azerbaijan.
Under the decision of the
Heinous Crimes Court, the chief accountant of Kapital Bank's Shamkir branch Shahin Aliyev was sentenced to 10 years prison, the staff of the bank branch Rasim Nagiyev and Nisa Bayramova were sentenced to seven years and six months imprisonment and three years probation.
Manzar Pashayeva and Arif Humbatov were fined 1,000 manat by the verdict of the court.
Being chief accountant of Kapital Bank Shamkir region branch Aliyev has entered into a conspiracy with other accused individuals and during the period from Sept.13 2007 to March 30, 2009 wrote expendable cash orders on behalf of individuals in the guise of operations through rapid money transfer systems functioning in a branch, such as "Western Union", "Privatemoney", " Miqom", "Blizko" and "Kontakt" and on the basis of expendable cash orders they appropriated funds worth $417 550 (335 210 manats) belonging to the bank.
The accused individuals are charged with 179.3.2 (embezzlement), 313 (service forgery), 314 (negligence) of the Criminal Code.
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