20:45 - 2022-11-27
The head of the Federal Integrity Commission, Haider Hanoun, confirmed today, Sunday, that important parties in the previous government contributed to stealing the sums of trusts.
Hanoun said, "The money was present in Iraq and in Iraqi banks, and these amounts were recovered with the acceptance of the accused, Nour Zuhair," pointing out that "the accused has real estate and companies, and integrity works to estimate them, and most of them are among the stolen funds."
He added, "There are many sums smuggled outside Iraq by the accused and research is underway for the purpose of recovering them," noting that "smuggling tax secretariat money outside Iraq was not easy, and there are two private banks and personalities who all participated in smuggling it."
He continued, "The government's project is real in combating corruption, especially with the participation of the judiciary, and this will lead to fruitful results," stressing that "the punishment of the accused will be according to the job they occupy, and that will be determined by the judiciary in accordance with the law."
He pointed out that "the government and the Integrity Commission's approach in this regard is to recover the money and the accused after that," explaining that "there is cooperation with many countries in which there are accused who stole the money of the Iraqi people, and the government is seeking through all channels to recover the money."
And he added, "We seek by all means to recover the money of the Iraqi people," pointing out that "cooperation and understanding are taking place well with the Kurdistan region on the issue of recovering stolen funds and the accused."
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