Parliamentary Integrity accuses Rafidain Bank of stealing up to one billion US dollars
Al-Rubaie said in a press conference held today and attended by Shafak News Agency correspondent, that the answers received by the Ministry of Finance confirm that there is a theft in the revenues of trust accounts belonging to the general tax in Rafidain Bank, which exceeds (800) million dollars, and from here we confirm that no authority or The party to cover up or deny this theft in favor of the thieves of public money.
He added that the Ministry of Finance indicated that it had formed a committee to conduct an administrative investigation into the matter, and the investigation committee recommended precautionary recommendations against the former general managers, since the loss of these huge amounts from the account of the General Tax Authority was during the period of their administration and under their direct responsibility and powers.
Al-Rubaie also added, "The ministry confirmed that it is awaiting a judicial investigation, as the case is before the judiciary, which has a general mandate to protect public money."
The parliamentarian called on government and regulatory agencies to prevent the travel of some managers and senior cadres in the Tax Authority who were changed until the end of the administrative and judicial investigation, calling on the Federal Integrity Commission to conduct the investigation as quickly as possible and refer the files to the Integrity Judge.
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