Although the Berlin public Prosecutor's office has confiscated 77 real estate of the German-Arab family R. in July of 2018, must flow, the rental income of the Clans in Lebanon. This has now been officially established. Justice circles confirmed on Saturday, a corresponding "mirror"-report.
In the Prosecutor's office and the state office of criminal investigation-that is, in an organized clan crime specialist investigators, the decision provides for frustration. She fell recently after an apartment management wanted to know whether you are allowed to transfer rental income in the amount of EUR 200 000 in Lebanon. The rent comes from one of the confiscated real estate. In December, at the Prosecutor's office furnished the Department for asset recovery to have expressed concern about the rental properties under receivership. Also attorney General, Margarete Koppers should have approved the decision, according to reports.
"The seizure must only mean the court to be"
First, the confiscation court was to be fixed by it in the administration of justice. After all, the family R not able to sell the houses and make money. The seizure in the course of the investigation, serving the real estate can be moved in a judgment completely, is it by the authority. After the expropriation of the rents to be had in the country – the flow in the direction of Beirut.
The seizure was considered to be a hard blow to the Clan. This was made possible by a change in the law in 2017. Accordingly, assets can be moved, if there is no doubt that it is "derived from criminal acts" – even if the original crime is not yet proven.
The case will probably end up before the highest courts
Also in the Prosecutor's office as the law itself, it is expected that the case ends up in front of the highest courts, because it reverses the burden of proof. According to the rule of law, every Suspect is up to his conviction as an innocent, the law-enforcement authorities have to prove the debt in the first place.
28 million from crime to real estate
put The family R. is suspected to have 28 million euros from crime in real estate investing. Members of the family are currently because of the theft of the gold coin "Big Maple Leaf" from the Bode-Museum in March of 2017 before the district court. A Clan member was involved in 2014, in the Robbery of a savings Bank in Mariendorf. Robbing a money truck in October 2018 at the Alexanderplatz is also a R. is suspected.