In accordance with the competence and powers of the Bureau, defined in the „Law on Prevention of Conflict of Interest in Activities of Public Officials”, in January of 2016, Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has enacted administrative sanctions to the following State officials of Latvia:
Today, on 27th January, international anti-corruption agency “Transparency International” has released a data of 2015 about Corruption Perceptions Index for 168 states in the world.
Results of Survey carried out by the Social and market research agency „Latvijas fakti” confirms that in this year is observed the lowest level of corrupt activities in comparison with all the previous surveys, done since January of 1999.
The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has sent a criminal proceeding materials to the Prosecutor’s General Office asking it to initiate a criminal prosecution against the judge of the Riga District Court for the taking a bribe, misappropriation of a bribe and to initiate a criminal prosecution against the businessman for the giving a bribe.
The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has sent a criminal proceeding materials to the Prosecutor’s Office of the Zemgale Suburb of the Riga City, asking to initiate a criminal prosecution against the official of the State Police of Latvia for the requesting a bribe in ammount of 300 EUR and accepting a part of it.
The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) on 2016 on its own initiative will verify the Declarations of Public Officials for a large number of Public Officials.
KNAB marks International Anti-Corruption Day by holding a discussion on the role of business integrity
To mark International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2015 the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau is organising a discussion on the future standards and regulation set by the government regarding the internal control, anti-corruption measures and prevention of conflict of interest in state owned and private companies.