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Lithuania’s banking and business reps detained in illegal lobbying probe

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Presidents of Lithuania’s major business and banking associations are suspected of illegal lobbying that may have affected bank taxing legislation. Valdas Sutkus, head of the Lithuanian Business Confederation (LVK), one of the country’s biggest business associations, and Mantas Zalatorius, head of the Lithuanian Banks Association (LBA) were detained on Tuesday. Four other unnamed businesspeople were also detained as part of an investigation into large-scale bribery, influence peddling and document forgery,…