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”.
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.
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.
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.