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Law enforcers find enormous illegal cigarette production facility in Jelgava

As part of a large-scale investigation, Latvian State Police uncovered an illegal cigarette production facility in Jelgava this week. The facility was impressive: professionally set up with modern cigarette manufacturing equipment. It is reported to be one of the biggest such illegal facilities ever uncovered in the country’s history.

One of the lead investigators in Rīgas satiksme procurement case leaves KNAB

One of the lead investigators in the criminal case regarding public transport company Rīgas satiksme procurements has left Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau, as confirmed by KNAB chief Jēkabs Straume on Wednesday, 5 February.

KNAB to look into possible crimes committed by Riga City Council employees

Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau currently has five criminal processes in the works, in which seven employees of Riga City Council have rights for defence, as reported by KNAB.

Belarusian citizen arrested in ABLV Bank money laundering case

On Saturday, 1 February, Riga City Latgale Suburb Court ruled on arresting one of the four foreign suspects in the criminal case regarding the laundering of EUR 50 million of illegally obtained funds at ABLV Bank. This person is a citizen of the Republic of Belarus.

Six persons reportedly involved in case for laundering of 50 million euros

According to LETA, six people are involved in the criminal process regarding the laundering of illegally obtained funds of nearly EUR 50 million. As part of this criminal process, Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau performed a search at ABLV Bank on Tuesday, 28 January.

Corruption watchdog performs search at liquidated ABLV Bank

On Tuesday, 28 January, Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau performed investigative activities at the liquidated ABLV Bank.

Shady Skonto stadium buyer, a Russian businessman, believes he was cheated

Skonto stadium’s shady buyer from the tax paradise in Belize – the one who purchased the property for EUR 35 million in 2015 – has been found out. It is Russian businessman Aleksandr Rogachev, whose grandfather was the governor of Oryol Oblast. His father is a general of the Russian Federal Security Service.

Internal Security Bureau’s investigations fail to improve situation in interior affairs services

Results of pre-trial investigations of the Internal Security Bureau (IDB) do not inspire improvement for the situation to improve within interior affairs services, which remain riddled with crimes of various categories, the bureau admits.


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