Corruption Prevention Bureau opens inquiry over OFAC report on Lembergs

  • 2020-04-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has opened an inquiry over a report by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs (For Latvia and Ventspils) has leveraged and corrupted officials in Latvia, LETA was told at KNAB. At the beginning of February, KNAB chief Jekabs Straume would not comment to journalists whether an inquiry or criminal proceedings have been launched over the OFAC report. Now, KNAB representatives confirmed to LETA that the bureau has opened an inquiry to probe the information p...
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