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Friday, 23.04.2021, 10:33
Failure to comply with Covid-19 restrictions could result in criminal liability, and the Defense Ministry could become involved in helping to control that these measures are being complied with, the chairman of the Saeima's Defense, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee Juris Rancans New Conservative Party) told Latvian Radio on December 1st, cites LETA.
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Last weekend. police in Latgale busted a criminal group running a human trafficking ring at a confectionary company owned by person well connected to Latgale's ''criminal and political environment'', LETA was told by State Police spokeswoman Gita Gzibovska.
The Tallinn-based Harju County Court on Wednesday ruled to release Allan Kiil, former board member of port company Tallinn Sadam on trial on corruption charges, from further trial on the grounds that the accused is irremediably ill, informs LETA/BNS.
Cybercrime money-launderers nabbed in international police operation in Latvia and 6 other countries16.10.2020
European and US officials said Thursday that they have arrested 20 people in several countries, including Latvia, for allegedly belonging to an international ring that laundered millions of euros stolen by cybercriminals through malware schemes, informs AP/LETA.
State Police Criminal Investigation Department's Chief Armands Ruks has been selected for the vacant position of the State Police chief in Latvia, according to unofficial information at the disposal of LETA.
The number of serious and especially serious crimes committed in Latvia has increased, furthermore, it cannot be ruled out that some residents who have returned to Latvia because of Covid-19 have taken the path of crime, the State Police said LETA.
The prosecution has handed down to the court a criminal case, charging a businessman with an attempt to defraud more than EUR 4 mln from the EU funds and laundering EUR 1.4 mln of the defrauded funds, LETA learned from the prosecution.