Investigation due to the possible foreign bribery case in the energy sector continues
Officials of the Special Investigation Service (STT) Vilnius Department, in cooperation with the UK law enforcement agencies, continue the pre-trial investigation launched in 2015 on potential large-scale passive and active bribery. Pre-trial investigation is organized and controlled by the Prosecutors of General Prosecutor's Office Organized Crime and Corruption Investigation Department.
STT will implement EU Twinning project in Serbia
The consortium between Lithuania (Lead MS) and Romania (Junior partner) will implement the European Union Twinning Project in the Republic of Serbia „Strengthening Capacities of Internal Control in the Fight against Corruption within the Ministry of Interior“.
There is an investigation going on regarding the possible attempt to bribe a Lithuanian military officer
The Special Investigation Service (STT) Siauliai Department’s officers carry out a pre-trial investigation due to the possible attempt to bribe a Lithuanian military officer, in order to create exceptional conditions for one private company to win the international procurement of the Lithuanian Military.
STT implements EU Twinning project in Moldova
Implementing EU funded Twinning Project "Support to the strengthening of the operational capacities of the Law Enforcement Agencies of the Republic of Moldova in the field of prevention and investigation of criminal acts of corruption“ three officers from Moldavian National Anti-corruption Centre (NAC) had an additional study visit in Special Investigation Service.
Continuing pre-trial investigation on the Public establishment „,National Blood Center“, alleged foreign bribery is being investigated
Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (STT), continues the pre-trial investigation on corruption offenses at the „National Blood Center“ and is investigating alledged bribery of foreign officials. In order to collect information relevant for the investigation, acts of investigative measures were conducted last week in Latvia.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between The Serious Fraud Office of the United Kingdom
Yesterday, in London (United Kingdom), Žydrūnas Bartkus, Director of the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania and Mark Thompson, Director of the Serious Fraud Office of the United Kingdom (SFO) signed A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote and assist cooperation and coordination between two institutions.
Corruption convictions in international bribery case
Klaipėda Regional Court has issued a decision in foreign bribery case and found guilty two persons: former Director of infrastructure of Klaipėda State Seaport Authority G. Z. and Latvian citizen G. K., a former Latvian construction company's board Chairman.
The OECD Working Group on bribery gives a green light to Lithuania to join the organization
Yesterday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions (Working Group) officially assessed Lithuania as ready to become a member of the OECD and adopted a formal opinion forwarded to the OECD Committee of Ministers. This is the eighteen positive and one of the hardest-to-do favourable conclusion that Lithuania needs to get to become a member of the OECD.