Corruption Prevention Bureau has launched seven administrative cases on possible violations in election campaigns

  • 2020-09-11
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has launched seven administrative cases on possible violations during the pre-election period, LETA learned from KNAB.

During the pre-election campaign ahead of the Riga City Council emergency elections that lasted from July 7 until August 29, KNAB received more than 100 different signals about possible violations of the pre-election campaign law.

In 45 cases, KNAB conducted a probe, half of these cases were related with online campaigns.

In seven cases KNAB launched an administrative process. The cases are related with paid pre-election campaign in social networks, press publishings, Whatsapp and e-mails.