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KNAB asks to initiate a criminal prosecution against official and employees of the pre-school educational institution of Ogre

07 / 03 / 2017

The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has sent a criminal proceeding materials to the Prosecutor’s Office of Ogre, asking to initiate a criminal prosecution against the official and employees of the pre-school educational institution of Ogre for using official position in bad faith and forgery of documents.

The gained evidence during the investigation, witnesses, that official organized fictitious employment legal relationships with multiple persons and included false information in documents, what gave an opportunity to receive remuneration for fictitious employees to already employed persons.

Including the false information in fiscal documents and forging a signatures, employees,  in the time period from 1st October of 2010 till 1st April of 2015, from the municipality of Ogre district illegally obtained more than 43 000 EUR.

Investigator of the KNAB, asks to initiate criminal prosecution against six employees of the pre-school educational institution of Ogre, including one official, for the forgery of a documents and using official position in bad faith, what have caused serious consequences – financial loss in a large amount., as well as, he asks to initiate a criminal prosecution for the organization and directing of a criminal offence ( 2nd part of Article 327, 2nd part of Article 20 and 3rd part of Article 318 of the Criminal Law), in one’s turn, against five employees of the pre-school educational institution of Ogre -  for the Forgery of the documents (2nd part of the Article 275 of the Criminal Law) and for the promoting of a criminal offence done by official (4th part of Article 20 and 2nd part of Article 318), intentionally facilitating the use of official position in bad faith for purposes of acquiring property.

KNAB states that no one person is considered as guilty until his guilt of a criminal offence is proved in accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law.