January 2012 Georgian Dream Elita Burji fraud allegations

Ivanishvili company’s assets seized, but must pay fine

By | July 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI – Authorities in Georgia have issued a 2 million dollar fine to one of opposition financier Bidzina Ivanishvili’s companies, and at the same time seized all its assets. The reason for both decisions is that according to the State Audit Service, […]

Georgian election watchdog wishes it had retroactive powers

By | February 21st, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – As a new chapter unfolded in the saga about Georgia’s party finance reform, the Chamber of Control Monday made a request which seemed an implicit criticism of its critics. The CoC was given retroactive powers in a reform last December, but since such […]

Sham Justice: Chamber of Control’s treatment of Georgian Dream

By | January 31st, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

A couple of days ago, Georgian Dream, a civil society agency established by the Georgian billionaire, Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili, got notice from the Georgia Chamber of Control where the said government agency warned Georgian Dream to refund a total of GEL 1.1 million to Elita Burji Ltd. The failure to implement the Chamber of [...]

Georgian authorities accuse opposition movement of fraud

By | January 27th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgian authorities accuse the opposition movement of billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili of making a fraudulent business deal. The claim is put forth in a statement posted on the web pages of the Chamber of Control's financial monitoring unit, signed by its head Natia Mogeladze. Her unit has been controlling Mr Ivanishvili's movement [...]