Posts tagged as investigation

Investigation still ongoing in tragic hostel fire case

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Two persons are still charged with a criminal offense in the case of the tragic fire in an illegal hostel on Merķeļa Street, newswire LETA reported October 13. Police detained a total of six people after the fire.  Two were arrested  , including  entrepreneur Ernests Rieksts. The State Police’s Public Relations Department’s representative, Krista Andersone, confirmed to LETA that a non-custodial penalty had been applied to previously detained persons and that…

Latvia in ‘Pandora Papers’

Thursday, October 7, 2021

A new investigation by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) based on leaked documents claims a company spun off from collapsed Latvian bank ABLV “went on to cut deals with dozens of politically sensitive clients to help them recover their frozen funds”. The documents are part of the ‘Pandora Papers’, a massive leak from 14 offshore service providers obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and reveal details of the…

New death in Lithuanian Army: conscript has died on duty

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The junior private, born in 2000, was serving at the General Romualdas Giedraitis Artillery Battalion. “The incident took place while the soldier was on duty, according to preliminary information it was a suicide,” the military said. The man had volunteered to do the nine-month service, entering the force in March this year. The military named him as a serviceman who had a good relationship with his colleagues, performed his service…

Investigation finds evidence equipment sent by Lithuania-based company used at Crimean Power Plants

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Equipment delivered to Russia by a Lithuania-based company ended up being used at power stations in Crimea despite European Union sanctions prohibiting trade activity with the Russian-controlled peninsula, according to evidence discovered in an investigation by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and its partners. Run Engineering shipped equipment to a Russian company contracted to supply water filters to two plants being constructed in Crimea, the Ukrainian region seized and occupied by Russia…

In Latvia Tukums residents protest against police investigation of tragic fire

Thursday, April 29, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28, friends and supporters of the dead Normunds Kindzulis gathered in a protest in Tukums against the police investigation in the case, Latvian Radio reported. The police are investigating several options after what happened in Tukums, when Kindzulis  was drenched in fire   accelerant and lit,  dying of his injuries   Wednesday. It was first presumed to be a homophobically motivated hate crime preceded by threats which had…

General Flynn Calls For Investigation Into SPARS 2025-2028 (Video)

Thursday, April 15, 2021

In a recent interview, General Flynn encouraged listeners to watch Alex Jones’ 90-minute SPARS 2025-2028 pandemic breakdown and defended the credibility of Infowars’ research and analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic. The excerpt from his interview is presented here along with a boil down of the full presentation that links a 2017 pandemic ‘exercise’ to exact events that have occurred during the overhyped and synthetic COVID-19 health emergency used to roll…

Lithuanian fertility clinic under investigation for hiding €1m

Friday, February 26, 2021

It is assumed that the fertility clinic, operating in the three largest cities of Lithuania, has hidden income of about 1 million euros. “The medical establishment is suspected of having hidden revenue, and the non-accounted amount is estimated to stand at around 1 million euros,” Dalia Pocienė, a chief prosecutor from Klaipėda Regional Prosecutor’s Office in western Lithuania, told a press conference on Thursday. About 50 searches were carried out.…

Tallinn Mayor also questioned in Porto Franco investigation

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Tallinn Mayor Mihhail Kõlvart (Center) has been questioned in regard to a real estate loan scandal which led to the resignation of Jüri Ratas (Center) as prime minister early on Wednesday. Tallinn City Government’s offices have also been subject of a search by the Internal Security Service (ISS). Speaking to ETV morning show “Terevisioon” Wednesday, Kõlvart said the investigation and case had been a surprise to him. Kõlvart said: “Procedural…

Lithuania to turn to law enforcement over Orlen oil spill

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Lithuania’s law enforcement will investigate whether only half a ton of oil has leaked into the Baltic Sea from the Būtingė crude oil terminal, as claimed by the Polish-owned operator Orlen Lietuva, according to Environment Minister Simonas Gentvilas. “Looking from above and seeing the size of the stain in the sea, it’s hard to believe that it’s only half a tone [and] I remain sceptical,” Gentvilas told LRT RADIO on…

Lithuanian minister’s business linked to contested construction – LRT Investigation

Monday, December 21, 2020

A firm owned by Lithuania’s new energy minister, Dainius Kreivys, built an apartment complex on a plot allocated for social housing and a community centre in Vilnius. LRT Investigation Team reports. This year, the construction company Statybų Gausa completed an apartment building on Kviečių street in Vilnius, even though the plot was previously intended for a community centre. It had to accommodate the Verkiai ward office, a library, an arts…