Latvian company may face prosecution for giving EUR 2.26 million bribe to Belarusian official

  • 2020-12-02
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has asked the Prosecutor General's Office to prosecute a Latvian-registered company for giving a multi-million bribe to a Belarusian state official and tax evasion.  Evidence obtained during the pre-trial investigation suggests that an employee of an information technology (IT) company, acting in the company's interests, paid EUR 2,262,339 in total to a Belarusian state official from 2011 to 2016 in exchange for taking decisions in the Latvian-registered company's favor, LETA was told at KNAB.  ...
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