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Krumins: I did not donate to UGF and Lembergs – the biggest thief in Latvia

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUBusinessman Julijs Krumins had personally donated money to MEP Iveta Grigule from the Union of Greens and Farmers, not the political party, Krumins said in an interview to Rampas ugunis programme of TV24.

The businessman emphasized that the only political party to which he had donated money is Inguna Sudraba’s To Latvia from the Heart.

«They’re trying to pin farmers on me. When I transferred to Grigule… Romans Mezeckis [who was elected to Jurmala City Council from UGF’s list and was the one to organize Grigule’s pre-election campaign] requested, because his wife was taking part in elections. I told him I would not donate to UGF, which has one of the biggest thieves in Latvia – Lembergs. This is why I said I would donate money to Grigule personally, not through UGF,» – Krumins said.

The businessman also criticized the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau, whose officers came to his home, «searched it top to bottom and took away a computer that had nothing on it. They know I’ve made no donations to any suspicious groups,» – Krumins emphasized.

The businessman expressed confidence that Yaroslav Strelchenok will never become chief of KNAB again. «I will do everything I can to make sure he never finds work anywhere,» – said Krumins, adding that Strelchenok should become a janitor in one of Krumins’ properties in Baltezers just so he [Krumins] can see «how he cleans the floor for me».

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  1. Ilmars says:

    There are many thieves in Latvia but I do agree – the biggest thief in Latvia is Aivars Lembergs

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  2. Anonymous says:

    I Agree as well but Siema doesn’t put him in jail

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