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BiH Court: Stjepan Nakić sentenced to one-year imprisonment for tax fraud

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SARAJEVO, February 27 (FENA) - Upon consideration and acceptance of a plea agreement, Preliminary Hearing Judge of Section II for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina delivered a Judgment on 23 February 2018 finding the accused Stjepan Nakić guilty of the criminal offense of Tax Fraud punishable under Article 210 paragraph 3 as read with paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of BiH, taken in conjunction with Article 54 of the CC BiH.

The Court sentenced the accused Stjepan Nakić to one (1) year imprisonment, also imposing as an accessory punishment a fine amounting to BAM 5,000.00. The accused has already paid the specified amount onto the Budget of BiH.

The accused Stjepan Nakić is ordered to reimburse court fees amounting to BAM 200.00, within fifteen (15) days after the finality of the judgment. Failure to comply would result in enforced collection.

LEGAL ENTITY LUKAS TP NAKIĆ doo Široki Brijeg is found guilty of the criminal offense of Tax Fraud punishable under Article 210 paragraph 3 as read with paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of BiH, taken in conjunction with Articles 54 and 124 of the CC BiH. The Court ordered the legal entity to pay a fine amounting to BAM 45,000.00. The legal entity has already paid the specified amount onto the Budget of BiH.

The accused Stjepan Nakić was found guilty because he, in capacity of director of and responsible person in the legal entity LUKAS TP NAKIĆ doo Široki Brijeg, avoided or aided in avoiding payment of duties required under the tax legislation of Bosnia and Herzegovina by submitting false information on the facts which may affect the determination of the amount of such liability and the amount evaded exceeded BAM 200,000.00, while the legal entity LUKAS TP NAKIĆ doo Široki Brijeg disposed of the illegal proceeds.

Pursuant to Articles 110 and 111 of the CC BiH, illegal proceeds amounting to BAM 363,979.12 are confiscated from the referenced legal entity.

The legal entity Lukas TP Nakić doo Široki Brijeg is ordered to reimburse costs of the criminal proceedings amounting to BAM 921.87, the BiH Court stated.

(FENA)
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