Al-Utabi reveals the largest corruption file in Iraq since 2003

Al-Utabi reveals the largest corruption file in Iraq since 2003

Saturday 21 November 2020 | 06:28 pm

Al-Utabi reveals the largest corruption file in Iraq since 2003Today, Saturday, a member of the National Approach Muhannad Al-Attabi revealed the largest corruption file in Iraq since 2003.

Al-Atabi said, in a press statement, that “we call on the public opinion to stand with us, as we have already revealed 50 thousand fake companies hiding under the mantle of the Ministry of Trade, whose job is to launder money and transfer them under official and legal cover.”

And he stated that “after we raised this issue, Al-Sabah newspaper went to follow up the information that we disclosed and the newspaper adopted it with gratitude. It published its follow-up details in its 4975 issue on Saturday 21/11/2020 and presented the topic at the top of the home page, and by communicating with the Ministry of Commerce, the Director General of the Companies Registration Department, Rashad Khalaf Hashem About 80,000 registered companies, including companies that have not existed for 15 years. ”

He added, “As Hashem confirmed that the companies that have a private commercial activity are 20 thousand companies, and thus we are in front of 60 thousand shell companies, and in the same context the Director General of Company Registration confirmed that the ministry has initiated unprecedented measures to liquidate these companies by forming a committee of intelligence and national security And the Ministry of Commerce and a 60-day window to liquidate these companies, through procedures that the ministry takes.

A member of the National Approach added, “In our turn, we extend our thanks to Al-Sabah newspaper, and we specialize it with Hoda Al-Azzawi, who followed what we revealed with professionalism and courage. We also applaud the response of the Director General of the Companies Registration Department and his confirmation of the existence of thousands of fictitious companies, and after confirming what we uncovered, we invite the judicial and supervisory authorities and the free media to follow the course of this file.” Which is one of the largest corruption files that Iraq has witnessed since 2003. ”

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