$50 billion annually smuggled out of Iraq, Parliamentary committee accuses central covering up mafia control management of large currency
$50 billion annually smuggled out of Iraq .. Parliamentary committee accuses the «central» covering up the «mafia» control the management of large currency
Iraqi newspaper Al-Mustaqbal - 15/08/2012 PM - 9:20 | Hits: 15
The Committee invited the parliamentary temporary to follow up the decisions and recommendations of the independent bodies in Iraq, those who accuse the Central Bank of the smuggling of Iraqi funds abroad to support terrorist operations to present their evidence in this regard, and denied a coalition of law she was indicted for the bank.
The Parliamentary Committee interim warned earlier in the attempt to prejudice the independence of the central bank, usually in violation of articles 106 and following of the Constitution. The Committee considered in a statement that "the targeting of this kind," the bank "would damage both the Iraqi economy or the reputation of the country's international."
For his part, denied a member of a coalition of state law, Haitham Jubouri, that his remarks "have included the indictment of the Iraqi Central Bank of smuggling money abroad to support terrorism." However, he said, "We have information and evidence to confirm the presence of authority figures in the Central Bank take advantage of an auction sale of the dollar on a daily basis, by dealing with some specific banks and companies but not others." "The bank, which sells in the auction about 280 million dollars a day to 14 company includes some banks known."
The Jubouri said in a press statement earlier that "the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives that it has received information confirming section including the existence of mafias of traders within the Central Bank of Iraq control the work of the bank. " "The volume of daily sales of the dollar is not commensurate with the volume of goods entering Iraq, on the grounds that what goes into no more than a $20 million dollars."
He asked Jubouri "Why do not we deal with other than those parties," considering what is going on "Gusala of funds, especially since the bank is selling the dollar rate, to those agencies, and the latter you are selling a large margin, which achieves profit margin per day $9 million, distributed to those of powerful personalities, "he says.
And the reasons why without revealing the identity of those powerful personalities, Jubouri said that "revealed the names do not hurt the interests of the country, but we have demanded the formation of an investigative committee is considering all the evidence and documents in our possession that indicate the presence of the heads of the mafia, both within the central bank or outside."
The head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi announced the formation of a parliamentary committee, consisting mainly of the committees of Finance and Economic and Chairman of Supreme Audit to verify the measures the central bank and identify bugs, stressing that the House of Representatives is responsible for follow-up to the Central Bank.
For his part, the economic expert, Abdul Rahman al-Mashhadani, the Net items imported Iraq equivalent of financial transfers by the central bank, noting the "Sky News Arab" that "the items imported Iraq equivalent of financial transfers by the bank in question, which amount to about $60 billion annually, compared to a sale of dollars by a bank up to $65 billion a year."
promised al-Mashhadani, that" the pressure exerted on the central bank recently, prompting the latter to give the role of some private banks buying and selling of the dollar, "but he pointed out" the possibility that there will be laundering money, but not necessarily through the decisions of the Central Bank. "and stressed that" the process of money laundering is usually carried out through banking offices is approved, which are based money transfers through the so-called set-off. "and those who monitor the work of those offices, said the economist," is supposed to follow by Central Bank and national security, especially since the spread of offices is licensed it is taken Malova through Space selling gold or other commodities."
For his part, counting Member of the economy and investment representative, Qusay, Friday, that "the recent escalation towards the Central Bank of Iraq is not free of the pressures that exerted on the latter by the executive branch."
"There is pressure from an old exercise on the central bank by the executive branch, which demanded earlier that Aaúdath to the government, not Parliament, which oversees the work of independent bodies."
The Maliki fighting in months battle with his opponents aimed to take over independent bodies, most notably the Central Bank of Iraq.
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