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Tuesday, 24.01.2017, 19:19
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.
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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,
Ukrainian law enforcement authorities conducted a series of arrests and searches to detain members of an organized criminal group in Zatoka, a Black Sea resort in southern Ukraine, who attempted to extort money from Estonian investor Marcel Vichmann, writes LETA/BNS accordind to the news portal Kyivpost said.
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.
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.