Posts tagged as detains

Latvian corruption watchdog detains another ex-official of Riga’s tourism bureau

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

On Tuesday, 26 May, Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) detained Riga City Deputy and ex-board member of Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTDB) Maksims Tolstojs. Tolstojs had been absent from Latvia since 14 May due to his official visit to Russia. He had also submitted a sick leave paper to KNAB. On 13 May, KNAB performed investigative activities, including more than a dozen searches at different addresses. Officers also confiscated…

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains businessman, Rigas Satiksme official Brandavs

Friday, March 8, 2019

KNAB on Tuesday launched a criminal procedure on alleged bribery and mediation in bribery committed by an official of Rigas Karte company maintaining the e-ticket system, parking meters and terminals at school canteens where pupils use their e-tickets to receive free lunches, LETA learned from the bureau. The materials of the criminal case contains information about handing the bribe to an intermediary who should further hand the bribe to officials.One…