Date: 09.03.2018.

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Latvian authorities have enough info to start acting on FinCEN report about ABLV Bank

Latvian authorities have enough info to start acting on FinCEN report about ABLV Bank

09.03.2018

The Latvian authorities have enough information "to stop philosophizing" and to start acting on the report by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury about ABLV Bank's involvement in money laundering, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics told LETA after the meeting with Marshall Billingslea, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Keyword tags: Banks, Financial Services, Latvia, Security, USA



Customs officers seize record large amount of illegal cigarettes – 26.4 mln – hidden in rail cars

Customs officers seize record large amount of illegal cigarettes – 26.4 mln – hidden in rail cars

09.03.2018

Conducting physical control of rail cargos, customs officers of the State Revenue Service (VID) at Rezekne customs checkpoint, eastern Latvia, seized 26,390,000 illegal cigarettes, VID reported.

Poland interested in oil exploration in Lithuania's territorial waters in Baltic Sea

Poland interested in oil exploration in Lithuania's territorial waters in Baltic Sea

09.03.2018

Poland, whose oil company Lotos is already extracting oil in western Lithuania, is interested in exploring oil deposits in Lithuania's territorial waters in the Baltic Sea as well, the neighboring country's prime minister said on Friday in Vilnius.


Supply of apartments in Riga down 2% in February

Supply of apartments in Riga down 2% in February

09.03.2018

In February 2018, the supply of apartments in Riga dropped by 2% from the previous month, while supply in Riga's largest residential neighborhoods increased by 4%, Arco Real Estate said in its latest housing market review.

Baltics speak out against EU sanctions on Poland

Baltics speak out against EU sanctions on Poland

09.03.2018

The three Baltic prime ministers said in Vilnius on Friday that they are against EU sanctions on Poland over its judicial reform, informed LETA/BNS.


09.03.2018

Lithuanian builder PST to build sports center in Latvia

Lithuania's construction company Panevezio Statybos Trestas (PST), together with its partners, has signed a 13.1 mln euro contract to build a new multifunctional sports center in Latvia, writes LETA/BNS.

09.03.2018

Court finds Tartu Mill not guilty in tax fraud

The Tartu county court on Friday found grain processing company AS Tartu Mill as a legal person and its former sourcing manager Leonid Dulub and Priit Saar not guilty of tax fraud, but found them guilty of belonging to a criminal organization, reports LETA/BNS.

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