Representatives of seven European countries shared their anti-corruption experience at an international conference
Can we already say that Lithuania has created an environment resilient to corruption? What can we do to ensure that the youth who will replace us in the future are prepared and resistant to corruption? Such issues were raised at yesterday’s International Conference on the Human Factor and Potential in Managing the Risk of Corruption organised by the Special Investigation Service (STT).
The STT has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Austrian Federal Anti-Corruption Bureau
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (STT) and the Federal Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria (BAK) was signed on 16th of October 2019 in Vienna (Austria).
STT implements EU Twinning project in Serbia
The Kick-off event of European Union Twinning project "Strengthening capacities of internal control in the fight against corruption within the Ministry of interior” was held on the 1st of October 2019 in Belgrade (Republic of Serbia). The Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (as the Project Leader), together with Police Department under the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, and several Romanian law enforcement agencies, as well as Romanian Anti-Corruption General Directorate, as Junior partner is implementing the Project.
After two years successfully implemented European Union Twinning Project in the Republic of Moldova
The Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania (STT), as the Project leader, having the consortium between Lithuania (Lead MS), Romania (Junior partner) and Finland (Junior partner) successfully implemented European Union Twinning Project “Support to the strengthening of the operational capacities of the Law Enforcement Agencies of the Republic of Moldova in the field of investigation of criminal acts of corruption”.
OLAF in 2018: major investigations put an end to cross-border fraud schemes, stop organised criminals
The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) maintained a strong investigative performance in 2018, focusing its efforts on the areas where it could bring the highest added value to European citizens – complex, transnational cases that would be impossible to tackle by national authorities alone. Whether in the field of Structural Funds, Customs or Direct Expenditure, OLAF's unique expertise and its team of highly-qualified investigators, forensic experts and analysts have helped the Office solve even the most difficult cases, and stop organised criminals from defrauding the EU budget.
Three persons were detained, including the General Director of The Association of Lithuanian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
Yesterday officers of the Special Investigation Service of Vilnius Department while conducting a pre-trial investigation for possible trading of influence have detained the General Director of the Association of Lithuanian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Crafts Mr. Rimantas Šidlauskas and two other persons.
Visit of representatives from North Macedonia
On 3-4 April, 2019 representatives from the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) of North Macedonia and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of North Macedonia have visited Special Investigation Service (STT) Headquarters where STT officers presented the implemented measures of corruption prevention and anti-corruption education.
More than 20 arrested in large-scale corruption case of the Lithuanian judiciary
The Special Investigation Service (STT) and the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Lithuania are carrying out an extraordinary pre-trial investigation into alleged large-scale bribery, trading in influence and abuse of powers in the court system of Lithuania.
Strengthening of analytical skills in order to ensure the protection of EU financial interests
Special Investigation Service (STT) started to implement project “Strengthening law enforcement analytical capacity in preventing and detecting corruption crimes against EU financial interests” under the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) HERCULE III program.