Mamuka Khazaradze

Embattled Georgian banker prepares to step into politics

By | September 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Mamuka Khazaradze. (IPN.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgia’s embattled banker Mamuka Khazaradze is expected to launch a new opposition party on Thursday. The event will take place in Anaklia, a resort on the Black Sea coast and will mark the launch of what has until now been described as a “public movement”, which many expect will become [...]

Khazaradze quits Anaklia deep water port project but vows to ‘fight till the end’ as money laundering trial continues

By | July 27th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Mamuka Khazaradze (left) and Badri Japaridze addressing the media outside Tbilisi City Court. (1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch--Tbilisi city court on Friday released the two founders of Georgia's largest bank against a 700,000 lari bail each. The two were also barred from leaving the country without notifying  investigators. The defendants, Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze, said [...]

Owner of Georgia’s largest bank plans to go into politics

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Mamuka Khazaradze said he was urged to act by the events of June 20. (1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch--The founder of Georgia's largest bank has announced his intention to establish a "public movement", a step seen by many as a bid to enter politics. Mamuka Khazaradze, the founder of TBC Bank, wrote in a Facebook post [...]

TBC Bank accuses Georgian government of blackmail

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Mamuka Khazaradze, former chair of TBC Bank's supervisory board. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch--The Georgian government's reputation for interfering in business was further strengthened on Monday as the founder of the country's largest bank accused several named officials of trying to force the bank to help in the election campaign. Mamuka Khazaradze, the founder of Georgia's [...]

Georgia’s National Bank sanctions two of TBC Bank’s top people

By | February 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Mamuka Khazaradze. TBILISI, DFWatch--The confrontation between Georgia’s biggest private financial institution and the government grew worse on Thursday as the National Bank sanctioned two of the key persons in TBC Bank. The National Bank of Georgia issued a statement on Thursday which orders to suspend the signature rights of Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze, [...]

Georgia’s largest bank under investigation for money laundering, opposition claims political motive

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mamuka Khazaradze, chairman of the supervisory board of TBC Bank, was questioned by the chief prosecutor's office. (1tv.ge) TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgia’s Chief Prosecutor's Office (POG) has launched a criminal investigation of the country’s largest bank for alleged money laundering. The opposition calls the case an attack on unwanted business institutions. On Wednesday, POG summoned and [...]

Georgia arrests suspected police killer after nearly week-long manhunt

By | April 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

(police.ge.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The suspect in the murder of two policemen, who was subject to a search by not only the police, but also counterintelligence, was apprehended near his hometown in an abandoned house on Friday. The Interior Ministry confirmed this on Friday. […]