Iraqi money recovery
articles Yesterday, 08:48
Exact numbers cannot be given about the amount of money smuggled in the former regime or the current time,
but the semi-official estimates showed that the total funds of expatriate Iraqis refer to about $150 billion in diversified financial portfolio among foreign investors,
despite timid attempts that called for the prosecution of thieves money the public who fled a lot of money to Outside the country through their exploitation of various job positions in government institutions after 2003, none of those attempts that remained within the limits of media circulation succeeded.
The problem is not easy in some of its technical and legal aspects and requires high-level coordination between the Iraqi government and the rest of the countries that In which these funds are stored,
in the year 2020, the Council of Arab Ministers issued a study on how to recover the looted Iraqi funds through the available procedures and means.
Sell to the League of Arab States, and it is no secret that everyone has a desire to translate this study into real work that simulates Arab and international experiences in combating corruption and recovering looted funds and benefiting from them in the reconstruction of Iraq.
Arab Justice, which seeks to achieve the sub-goals by presenting scientific papers on the experiences and practices of countries in recovering expatriate and looted funds through corruption, by coming up with recommendations aimed at activating Arab cooperation protocols to recover those funds.
Cases in Iraqi courts and their transfer to foreign courts in accordance with international law, and in order to close those ruinous doors to the national economy, and despite their high financial cost, it is necessary to continue the path by filing lawsuits in order to cut off the perpetrators of crime and smuggling operations to Iraq in a manner Law j.
As for the talk about returning expatriate funds as deposits and savings in the markets of different countries, they need strong legislation targeting the expatriate capital segment and enjoy special care from the Iraqi government, and without any restrictions imposed by the state, by opening deposit and saving windows, especially since the number of expatriates is one of the assets Iraqis abroad are estimated at about 10 million people.