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Career of FCMC head traced back to companies associated with Lembergs

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUCareer of the head of Latvia’s Finance Capital and Market Commission Pēters Putniņš can be traced back to businesses that were partially owned by the now suspended mayor of Ventspils Aivars Lembergs. He has also crossed paths with the owner of a company involved in Winergy case Andris Linuž.

However, Putniņš did not mention working in those companies in his public CV, as reported by lsm.lv with reference to LTV7 programme Ličnoje Delo.

Information available on FCMC’s website about Putniņš and his CV does not mention him working as Ventbunkers council deputy chairman in 2004. Nor does it mention his work as a member of the council of Latvian Shipping company in 2005. His name in this post is mentioned in multiple periods between 2005 and 2008.

Putniņš calls his work in Ventbunkers as «practice». Because of that, he does not consider mentioning that in his CV. As for his work in Latvian Shipping Company, he did provide a response to the programme.

He mentioned that he had strictly business relations with Lembergs and that they have not met for at least two years since their last dealing.

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  1. LH says:

    Indeed good practice. Is there no serious security screening for such high ranking positions?

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