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Wednesday, 29.03.2017, 12:11
Latvian customs officers prevented 1.135 mln cigarettes from being smuggled from Belarus into Latvia last week, LETA was told at the State Revenue Service.
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Police in Latvia, Germany and Great Britain raid homes and offices linked to a gang of suspected cyberthieves08.03.2017
Police in three European countries have raided homes and offices linked to a gang of suspected cyberthieves that targeted online banking customers in Germany, writes LETA.
Criminal groups made up of persons with Chechen ethnicity have taken the leading role in establishing illegal people smuggling networks on the Latvia-Russia border, the State Border Guard said in a report submitted to the Saeima's Defense, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee citing LETA.
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.
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.