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The synthesis of the week: assets worth 20 million lei, seized by the CARA under the National Anticorruption Center29.03.2021 452 Views
The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA) under the NAC has announced the freezing assets worth 20 million lei. It is about the assets of illegal origin that were seized within a criminal case, initiated for money laundering last week.
Thus, during the parallel financial investigations, the CARA froze 33 assets including a share capital, dwellings and nonresidential buildings, residential and non-residential constructions, building plots and other goods. The total amount of frozen assets is 19 361 104 lei. Also, during the last week, the CARA finalized 5 delegations on 4 criminal cases regarding 5 subjects; drafted 11 analytical notes about 36 persons and drafted 8 advisory opinions on the valuation of 5 real estate and frozen 4 cars.
We remind, that since the beginning of this year, the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency has seized assets, illegally obtained, worth over 90 million lei, but in 2020, their number reached 1,5 billion lei.
The Criminal Assets Recovery Agency is an autonomous subdivision under the NAC, specialized in conducting parallel financial investigations, freezing criminal assets, assessing, managing and estimating the value of seized criminal assets.