Tasim Kučević,

Tasim Kučević
Photo by: Court of BiH
Name: TasimSurname: Kučević, AKA:
Date of birth: Sep. 16, 1961Place of birth: Žabren, Sjenica, Serbia Nationality: BosniakAddress: Ljubače bb, Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Spouse: Children: Five childrenInterests:
Alleged Illegal Activities: Organized Crime, Trafficking in Persons, Money Laundering Source: BiH Court records
Additional Information:Convicted for Organized Crime, human trafficking, money laundering.
Biography
Tasim Kucevic is a well known crime figure in BiH who was convicted and sentenced for human trafficking. He famously slapped the cousin of a trafficking victim on state TV as she confronted him in front of the court.
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Countries of Residence
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Countries Used as "Safe Heaven"
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Countries Operating In
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Italy

Associates

Persons with some association whether legally or personally with the party
First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
MelihaPjevićMelkaJun. 4, 1976Verdict of the Court of BiH
EnverSpahićBusiness AssociateJan. 1, 1973Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 4 years in prison. Between April 2004 and March 2005, as a director of Kučević's company Eurokuč and, between Jan. and July 2005, as the founder of the Mlin guest house, Spahić calculated all the proceeds, handing them over to Kučević. They first met while serving their prison term in Tuzla.Verdict of the Court of BiH
ZoranTrbaraBusiness AssociateJul. 2, 1969Verdict of the Court of BiH
AdmirFazlićAmirLong time friend and acquaintanceJun. 27, 1964Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 3 years in prison. Between May and Aug. 2003, as an employee - manager in Mlin Motel and Amerikan Night Club, Fazlić calculated all the proceeds, handing them over to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH
MirzetĐulovićEmployee Dec. 2, 1982Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 4 months in prison. Between April 2004 and June 2005, Đulović worked as a waiter and acted as a liaison between clients and women, kept records and charged sexual services, handing over all the proceeds to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH
Nedžad ĐulovićEmployee Jun. 25, 1975Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 6 months in prison. Between April 2004 and June 2005, Đulović worked as a superintendent and waiter and acted as a liaison between clients and the girls, kept records and charged sexual services and destroyed evidence of the use of sexual services, handing over all the proceeds to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH
AlmirŠabićEmployeeOct. 20, 1981Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 3 months in prison. Between late 2004 and early 2005, Šabić worked as a security guard and acted as a liaison between clients and women, kept records and charged sexual services and destroyed evidence of the use of sexual services, handing over all the proceeds to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH
MirsadMujkićEmployeeSep. 30, 1968Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 5 months in prison. Between May 2003 and October 2003, Mujkić worked as a security guard and acted as a liaison between clients and women, kept records and charged sexual services and destroyed evidence of the use of sexual services, handing over all the proceeds to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH
EdževitGusinacEmployeeFeb. 19, 1985Convicted with Kučević on charges of organized crime and trafficking in persons and sentenced to 5 months in prison. Between May 2003 and April 2004, Mujkić worked as a waiter and acted as a liaison between clients and women, kept records and charged sexual services and destroyed evidence of the use of sexual services, handing over all the proceeds to Kučević.Verdict of the Court of BiH

Charges

TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
ConvictionCourt of BiHOrganized crimeApr. 21, 2009Part of a 12 year sentenceMedia reports
ConvictionCanton Sarajevo courtSoliticiting prostitution (pimping)Apr. 21, 2009Media reports
ConvictionCanton Sarajevo courtHuman traffickingApr. 20, 2009media reports
IndictmentCourt of BiHTax EvasionApr. 21, 2009Court of BiH

Documents
Indictment of Kucevic - 3-22-06
Ammended indictement - May 24 2007
First Instance Verdict - Sept 2007
Appeal Decision
Appeal Verdict - April 21 2009


Companies

NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
Eurokuč d.o.o.PersonalLimited liability company established in Jan. 1998 in Tuzla. the Tuzla based Eurokuč Company was registered as a company for providing catering services, serving of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and hot and cold drinks, and lodging by renting rooms.According to the court records, the Eurokuč d.o.o. Company incurred losses in the amount of 25,273.00 KM in the period between 1998 (the year of establishment) and the end of 2004.BiH court records

Legal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
Caterer - Mlin HotelBiH court records
Caterer - Amerikan Night ClubBiH court records

Illegal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
Prostitution286,440 KMMay 2003 - June 2005Operating from catering businessBiH Court records

Donations & Charity

OrganizationAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource

Real Assets

Type of PropertyEstimated ValueDescriptionSource
Real-estate25,000 KMIn 2004, Kučević bought 38 sq m weekend house, 493 sq m woods, and 728 sq m meadow near Živinice. Verdict of the Court of BiH
Real-estate1,561,193 KMBusiness establishment

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