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Thursday, 23.02.2017, 02:13
The State Police have started a criminal investigation into an accident in which a Vim Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Riga International Airport last Friday, LETA was told at the police.
Keyword tags: Airport, Baltic States – CIS, Crime, Latvia, Russia
A criminal process has been opened on failure to observe security requirements in the parliament building, as Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers told Saeima National Security Committee today reports LETA.
Three eastern Europeans, including a man from Latvia, were jailed for five years in Taiwan Wednesday over a USD 2.6 mln cyberheist that used malware to hack into a major local bank's ATM network? reports LETA.
Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity) told the LNT television channel today that there are more and more cases being reported of extortion attempts on shopping centers and business using bomb threats, citing LETA.
The Financial Police under the Latvian State Revenue Service has caught two gangs, who had been operating for nearly two years, causing great losses to the national budget through value-added tax (VAT) fraud, the State Revenue Service said LETA/BNS.
Six people who have lost money to cheats offering big unsecured loans via social media websites and by e-mail have turned to the Estonian police this year, informs LETA/BNS.
stonian customs officials found nearly five million contraband cigarettes hidden in caches built into the walls of rail freight cars on the Russian-Estonian border last week, reports LETA/BNS,