Posts tagged as criminal proceedings

Meroni removed from storage of Lembergs’ arrested property

Monday, August 17, 2020

Riga Regional Court, in the so-called criminal case of Aivars Lembergs, has removed the lawyer Rudolf Meroni from the storage of the property arrested in criminal proceedings, according to Latvian Television information published August 17. Meroni was appointed as the custodian of the property during the proceedings. Lembergs has criticized Meroni for influencing companies in Ventspils with property under his custody. After the removal of Meroni, Lembergs’ property will be…

Accounting firm investigated after acting as intermediary in tank deal

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

An accountancy firm based in Tallinn is being investigated after acting as intermediary in an arms deal between the Ministry of Defence of Georgia, and a company in Cyprus. According to weekly Eesti Ekspress, Georgia wanted to conclude a deal to purchase T-72 tanks, of Ukrainian origin, from the Cypriot-based firm, for a reported €3 million, but the transaction fund were transferred via an Estonian accountancy firm. The transfer raised…

Court finds guilty police officer who forwarded state secret, surveillance info

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Parnu County Court in a compromise procedure on Tuesday found guilty Ilmar Vahi, police captain of the West prefecture of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board, who was accused of leaking a state secret, forwarding surveillance information and arbitrarily creating and eliminating evidence. The prosecutor’s office in collaboration with the internal control department of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board detected altogether 12 episodes in which Vahi illegally…

Estonian prosecutor general: Priorities are children, economy, security

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The priorities of the Estonian Prosecutor’s Office are still children, the economy, security and international cooperation, Prosecutor General Lavly Perling said on Tuesday when giving an overview of the office’s last year’s activities at the parliamentary constitutional committee. Chairman of the committee Marko Pomerants said that while at present the prosecutor general only reports to the constitutional committee, it would be better if the annual overview would be given to…