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.
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“.
Corruption risks were identified in providing support to municipalities
The Special Investigation Service (STT), after analysing the risks in the health care system due to public procurement and donors, checked whether similar risks exist in other areas of public administration - municipalities. Anti-Corruption Intelligence Survey conducted by STT has identified cases where legal entities providing support to municipalities of the Republic of Lithuania later win their public procurements.
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.
Identified corruption risks for hospital support
Officers of Analytical anti-corruption intelligence department of Special Investigation Service (STT) conducted a research and have identified cases when public procurements of Lithuanian hospitals are won by companies that have provided support to the contracting authority or its associated beneficiaries.
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.