Care home manager emptied clients' accounts
Head of the Läänemaa Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center (LPRK) Svetlana Reinsalu embezzled a total of around €67,000 from clients of her care facility – people with limited legal capacity and grappling with severe intellectual and numerous physical disabilities.
31.05.2017, Joosep VärkPM
Crooks took all the homeless ones had left
A criminal group led headed by Vitas Malinauskas and Aleksandr Tšistov cheated nearly 90 outcasts out of income, for a couple of bottles of beer or vodka, leaving the people in debts and misery.
05.08.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Granny gives crook over €30,000
An elderly country woman in Ida-Viru County transferred €33,500 to a swindler she met over Internet, having borrowed it from relatives. Though those closest to her say it is an obvious case of fraud, police and prosecutor cannot do anything as she is not cooperating.
10.05.2016, Elizaveta FominaPM
Centre suspected of accepting €100,000 in anonymous donations
Having spent half a year investigating Centre party's large pile of spare cash, supervisory committee for financing of political parties (ERJK)wants to issue them a precept, suspecting that the party has accepted anonymous donations for an estimated €100,000.
19.02.2016, Karin KangroPM
Client and bank to deal via video
Next year, Estonia emerges as among the first nations on Earth where clients must not trot to bank branches for transactions needing personal identification. A video link will do the job.
11.12.2015, Aivar PauPM
Centre Party provided answers regarding movement of cash
Centre Party adhered to precept by supervisory committee for financing of political parties (ERJK) and provided answers regarding the extraordinarily large cash remainder exceeding €174,000 as shown in 2014 report.
23.10.2015, Karin KangroPM
Bums and fools in loan shark jaws
While investigating an international computer fraud, in spring of 2012 economy police spotted a suspicious behaviour pattern of its alleged leader and his acquaintances – the young guys loved to have dealings with outcasts or people slightly disabled. Daily.
11.11.2014, Risto BerendsonPM
Russian authorities detect illegal transfers of money into Baltic banks
The economic security and anti-corruption department of the Russian Interior Ministry has detected illegal transfers of large amounts of funds from Moscow to non-residents' bank accounts in Estonia and Latvia, the ministry said in a press release.
Gold found with corrupt spies
Dozen-some days after eruption of corruption scandal at external intelligence, Office of the Prosecutor General has managed to arrest some private assets of alleged criminals.
03.06.2014, Risto BerendsonPM
Estonian authors to make money on YouTube
At the beginning of March, Estonian Authors’ Society (EAÜ) entered into a contract with the YouTube video environment owned by Internet giant Google, pursuant to which Estonian authors stand to receive a certain percentage of YouTube advertisement revenue in Estonia via EAÜ.
25.03.2014, Kalev AasmäePM
Parents drag hundreds of kids into quick loans biz
Drowning in debt, parents use children’s bank accounts to hide new SMS loans.
28.01.2014, Sulev Vedler