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Panevėžys mayor and basketball club president investigated for corruption

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The mayor of Panevėžys, Lithuania’s fifth-biggest city, is part of an influence peddling investigation by prosecutors and the anti-corruption Special Investigation Service (STT). “STT officials have opened another pre-trial investigation today and brought suspicions of influence peddling against Panevėžys Mayor Rytis Mykolas Račkauskas,” Nida Grunskienė, the chief prosecutor in the region of Panevėžys, told reporters on Monday. The mayor was detained and is forbidden to leave Panevėžys. He is also…