Private detectives behold business boom on horizon
There are no private detectives in Estonia, as if. Even so, the third attempt to regulate the market as prescribed by coalition treaty has created quite a stir. Some smell the hairy hand of major security companies and vested business interests. Others hope the work will get the more exciting.
09.03.2016, Liis VelskerPM
Reasons why Ms and Mr Rosimannus were spared from scrutiny
Postimees delved deep into reasons why outwardly vital criminal investigations were omitted in Autorollo bankruptcy case such as link the incident to top politicians at Reform Party.
21.10.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Police seeks option to select crimes worthy of investigation
A fresh example out of real life: a divorced father was supposed, at ex-wife’s request, to drive daughter to a dancing class by car. The child failed to exit the building in time, searching for her clothes. The father entered to help the kid, found the clothes and got his daughter to the class on time. Arriving home, the mother filed complaint to court as, entering into the apartment, the father violated court-imposed ban of approach. Legally speaking, this was illegal entry into private property.
30.03.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Russia presents note to Estonia over investigation of Ganin death
Russia has presented a note to Estonia demanding faster investigation of the killing of Russian national Dmitry Ganin during the riots of April 2007.
«You’ve done everything right and then the state turns its back on you»
The headline is quoting a foreign investor and entrepreneur after €37,000 were stolen from his company by an executive. Though the theft is evidenced by video materials and falsification of company accounts, this was not reason enough for police to investigate. At least not until Postimees took a journalistic interest.
20.03.2015, Risto BerendsonPM
Editorial: the court just does its job
Boys accused in attempted rape of a girl of 12 were acquitted, by court. Criticism towards the court overflowed, in newspaper websites and social networks. Gender equality commissioner weighed in, finding that court judgments are often gender-biased. Anger boiled over. Understandably, as a child has suffered.
Unknown hooligan vandalizes War of Independence monument
An unknown hooligan wrote numbers on the monument to the victory in the War of Independence in Tallinn and the police are looking for the vandal.
Centre Party ads trigger criminal procedure
Yesterday, Office of the Prosecutor General launched criminal procedure regarding election ads of Tallinn city government figures (Centre Party), based on application by political parties financing supervision committee.
10.06.2014, Karin KangroPM
Suspects shun showdown with doping doc
Committee called to investigate claims by Vitali Bernatski thinks Estonia does have other doping dealing doctors.
04.06.2014, Peep PahvPM
University winks at suspected plagiarism
As plagiarism suspicion surfaced regarding a doctoral thesis already defended, Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ) acted in a way that laid bare a legal scheme how people, having received their Doctorates, may in case of suspicions withdraw the thesis, avoid inquiry, and keep it all within university walls.
30.05.2014, Oliver KundPM
Authority analysing Authority
European Banking Authority is investigating activities of Estonia’s Financial Supervision Authority as related to happenings around Krediidipank.
19.02.2014, Tõnis Oja