Central market head investigated with corruption

  • 2011-03-21
  • TBT Staff

RIGA - The head of Riga's central market, one of the largest open-air markets in Europe, has been accussed of money laundering by the Latvian anti-corruption bureau.

The bureau sent materials to the prosecutor's office regarding cventral market board chairman Naina Cibulska and four other individuals. The allegations include money laundering and abuse of power.

Cibulska allegedly made more than 100,000 lats through illegal activities in connection with her position as head of the central market. She has denied the charges.