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Saturday, 14.12.2019, 00:55
Ugis Magonis, the former CEO of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) national rail company, claimed in court today that he received nearly EUR 500,000 in cash from Estonian businessman Oleg Ossinovski not as a bribe but as reward for lobbying his interests in Russian Railways, writes LETA.
Keyword tags: Corruption, Crime, Latvia, Legislation, Railways, Transport
Head of Ukrainian ex-president Yanukovic's administration and his sister co-owned Trasta Komercbanka through proxy02.11.2019
Serhiy Lovochkin, who used to head the administration of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, and his sister Yulia Lovochkina, co-owned Latvia's Trasta Banka through a proxy, according to a report published by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project" (OCCRP), cited LETA.
The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has detained Ilgonis Igaunis, a board member of Salaspils municipal company Valgums-S, on suspicions of abuse of authority, according to the information at the disposal of LETA.
Former President Raimonds Vejonis has been given the status of a witness in a criminal case investigated by the Corruption Prevention Bureau, as Vejonis' secretary Kristine Reisa-Dabolina informed LETA.
Despite a request from the Internal Security Bureau to take former Border Guard Normunds Garbars into custody as a security measure, the Riga Vidzeme District Court ruled against the request, informed LETA.
The Latvian Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) on Tuesday started raiding offices of over 10 construction companies suspected of an illegal cartel agreement over the period 2015-2018, listed Estonian builder Merko said LETA/BNS that the searches also concern the company's Latvian subsidiary.
Corruption Prevention Bureau raids offices of construction companies, state officials in suspicion of cartel agreement, bribery
The Latvian Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) currently is raiding offices of several construction companies and state officials, according to the information at the disposal of LETA.