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KNAB decides to give ZZS state funding in spite of US sanctions against Lembergs

In spite of sanctions imposed against Aivars Lembergs by the US Department of the Treasury Office for Foreign Asset Control, Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has decided to provide the Union of Greens and Farmers state funding of EUR 489 163.

Rīgas satiksme’s shareholder to ask prosecutor to assess council chairman’s approval

Municipal public transport company Rīgas satiksme shareholder, executive director of Riga City Council Juris Radzēvičs, plans to turn to the office of the prosecutor over the approval of Rolands Klinčs as council chairman of Rīgas satiksme, he said in an interview to Latvijas Radio on Monday, 6 January.

Latvia’s biggest parties received EUR 1.2 million in donations; Unity, ZZS and Attīstībai/Par! in the lead

In 2019 the biggest political parties in Latvia received EUR 1 251 183 in donations. The largest donations were received by Attīstībai/Par!, Unity and the Union of Greens and Farmers, according to information from the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau.

KNAB has not handled a single criminal case about potential corruption at Latvian ports

Throughout its entire existence Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has never had a criminal process regarding possible corruption at any of Latvia’s ports.

Ex-Mayor of Daugavpils accused of requesting a bribe and illegally storing firearm ammunition

Latvia’s Office of the Prosecutor General has raised charges against once the chairman of Daugavpils City Council Rihards Eigims for requesting a bribe of EUR 10 000 and illegally storing eight firearm cartridges.

KNAB to assess if sanctions against Lembergs are ground for ending state funding for UGF

Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has commenced an inspection to see if the US sanctions applied against the suspended Mayor of Ventspils Aivars Lembergs could serve as ground for terminating state budget funding for the Union of Greens and Farmers.

Kundziņsala overpass construction splits Riga Freeport authority over cartel case

Last week, Riga Freeport authority decided to sign a contract worth nearly EUR 40 million on the construction of Kundziņsala transport overpass with companies that have ties with people involved in the so-called construction cartel case, as reported by LTV programme De Facto.

Winner of procurements in Jurmala has ties to Construction Office’s chief

Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has taken notice of information mentioned by the press about the company that won in several generous procurements of Jurmala City Council, specifically that its owner is the brother of the Construction Office.

Corruption watchdog periodically receives reports of corruption in healthcare

Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau periodically receives reports about illegal requests for material rewards in healthcare. However, often patients avoid reporting situations when doctors request benefits.

Corruption watchdog to investigate possible conflict of interest at Social Integration Fund

Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau plans to investigate Ascendum manager and Latvia’s Environment Minister Juris Pūce’s wife Zaigas Pūce’s candidacy for the post of director of the Social Integration Fund’s secretariat.

Ex-Daugavpils mayor detained over suspicion of bribery and money laundering

On Wednesday, 9 October, Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau detained ex-mayor of Daugavpils Rihards Eigims over suspicions of bribery and money laundering, according to information from LETA.

KNAB detains road maintenance company Latvijas valsts ceļi board member

On Tuesday, 1 October, Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau detained road maintenance company Latvijas valsts ceļi board member Edgars Strods, according to information from LETA.


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