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Sunday, 04.12.2016, 16:19
he State Police's Economic Crime Prevention Department continues the investigation launched from the materials received from the Financial Capital and Market Commission into possible violations carried out by joint-stock PrivatBank, which includes possible money laundering, informed LETA.
Keyword tags: Banks, Crime, Financial Services, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Ukraine
Criminals have illegally copied the data of payment cards issued by 12 banks in Latvia, Zanda Brivule-Jansone, CEO of First Data Latvia payment card center, told LETA.
Estonian businessman Oleg Ossinovski, who is accused in Latvia of giving Latvian Railways former CEO Ugis Magonis a bribe of 499,500 euros, has said he wants the case to be eventually handled in Estonia, informed LETA.
The Latvian Economic Police have started a criminal probe into a project providing for the modernization of six diesel trains for EUR 22 mln, the Panorama evening news program of Latvian Television reported, writes LETA.
Police in the Finnish capital Helsinki have seized a record haul of the prescription medicine Subutex ranked as a narcotic substance, which was shipped to Finland from France through Estonia, reports BNS/LETA according to STT news agency said.
Latvian millionaire and businessman Eduards Zavadskis has been found dead in his car in Daugavpils, south-eastern Latvia, the Latvian State Police said LETA.
The Latgale Regional Court has slapped a fine of 75 minimum wages or EUR 27,000 on Vilani local council lawmaker and businessman Andris Kozulis in the case of vote-buying in favor of Unity candidate Dzintars Zakis in the Latvian general elections in fall 2014, reports LETA.