11:41 - 2023-06-03
Today, Saturday, the Ministry of Justice reviewed its vision for detecting fraud in real estate and the challenges it faces in this file.
Ministry spokesman Kamel Amin said: "Cases of forgery exist in the real estate registration departments, and they are in stages almost since 2005," noting that "the forgery operations began in multiple stages as a result of the weakness of the rule of law and the challenges that were, especially in the period from 2005 to 2011 Which is the period in which forgery operations took place the most.
He explained that "the detection of forgery is ongoing and with multiple stages and destinations, some of which are discovered by the security services, a large part by departments affiliated with the Ministry of Justice, and a part through complaints submitted by property owners whose property is being tampered with."
He stressed that "many cases of forgery take place outside the real estate registration process, and when the forgers mislead some citizens through real estate sales or semantic offices and convince them through forged documents and receive the first installment of real estate and lure them with prices that may be low compared to their prices in the market, which leads them to accept and pay the first installment." ".
Amin pointed out that "there is no accurate statistics for the detection of forgery, because the integrity has ensured the detection of forgery and real estate operations, as well as notaries and courts," stressing that "the forgery operations are now limited and almost very difficult."
And he indicated that "the elimination of forgery is done through the completion of automation and the adoption of computers and informatics, as well as the completion of the unified card for all Iraqis," noting that "the initiation of the process of paying fees through electronic payment points is a qualitative development because the payment process will be documented by the person who made the payment process." Through his card, and this is also an important way to reduce fraud."
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