Posts tagged as criminal case

Police pursuing large-scale company embezzlement case

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

According to Latvian State Police, it has submitted a criminal case to the Riga Court District Prosecutor’s Office in connection with the suspected embezzlment of approximately 7.9 million euros. The case centers on an unnamed company which, the police suspect, was intentionally run into bankruptcy. The information obtained during the investigation shows that a member of the company’s board of directors loaned money to other companies controlled by his family on…

Paradoxes of the Lithuanian society

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Lithuanian authorities do their possible to attract young men to serve in the armed forces. Another thing is that what they do does not always bring the desired results. Due to the unique security situation Lithuania faces, it was decided to reinstate conscription in 2015, though, frankly, in a democratic society conscription seems very anachronistic. The fact is nothing compares to highly trained and fully funded professional armed forces. However,…

One of suspects in recent criminal case is Baltijas Mediju Alianse co-owner and CEO Solodovs

Thursday, February 6, 2020

One of the suspects in the criminal process launched by the State Security Service (VDD) on violation of international sanctions is Oleg Solodovs, a co-owner and board chairman of Baltijas Mediju Aliase, according to unofficial information obtained by LETA. According to Firmas.lv business database, Latvian national Solodovs owns a 50 percent stake in the company, while the other half belongs to Russian national Aleksey Plyasunov. Solodovs ha been the board…

Review of criminal case on Zolitude tragedy continued

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A new panel of judges continued review of criminal case on the 2013 Zolitude shopping center roof collapse at Riga Pardaugava Court today, LETA learned at the court. No court sessions had taken place since September when one of the judges on the case, Dzintra Zemitane was taken ill. Today she was replaced by Anita Gravite, which means that review of the case will continue with a new panel of…

Usakovs has status of suspect in Rigas Satiksme criminal case

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Suspended Riga mayor and newly elected European Parliament lawmaker Nils Usakovs (Harmony) has the status of a suspect in the criminal case investigating procurements at Rigas Satiksme municipal public transport company, the Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) confirmed to LETA. Also, KNAB said that during searches in Usakovs’ office, an object of strategic signifcance has been seized by KNAB officials. In line with the Criminal Law, purchase, storage and use of…