The presumption of innocence was violated when a non convicted due to a statute of limitations for tax evasion was later sentenced to compensation on the grounds that he had committed the same crime!
JUDGMENT Agapov v. Russia 06.10.2020 (app. no. 52464/15) see here SUMMARY Tax evasion, presumption of innocence and protection of property. The applicant, in his capacity as CEO of the company, was charged with tax evasion as the company had failed to pay VAT. The prosecutor did not prosecute the statute of limitations, but the State […]