CoE Anti-corruption digest: AzerbaijanPosted by: admin | Posted on: Апрель 30, 2019
278 cases of corruption sent to Azerbaijan’s courts in 2018
278 cases of corruption sent to Azerbaijan’s courts in 2018. The Anti-Corruption Directorate under the General Prosecutor’s Office filed 278 criminal cases against 431 people on corruption charges in 2018. 68 criminal cases were opened against 121 persons over misappropriation and embezzlement charges, while 55 criminal cases were initiated against 86 persons charged with fraud. The remaining cases were related to abuse of power, passive and active bribery, and other corruption offences.