Swindler uses exotic e-residents as straw menEconomy
- Nightclub fire to cover up double murderLocal NewsIt is one of the more complicated murder investigations of recent years, head of the Northern Police Prefecture’s criminal service Rait Pikaro admits. At the same time the Estonian press wrote about the arrest of head of the Kemerovo group Slava Gulevitš in Spain in connection with drug trafficking in August, Pikaro and his team were working on a double homicide of two of the group’s “brigadiers” in Estonia.
- Suspects oblivious of stabbingLocal News
- Case with €700,000 stolen on board Sweden ferryLocal News
- Court sends killer of underworld leader to 9.5 years in jailLocal News
- Heads of Danske Estonia fired over money launderingLocal News
- Separatists in Luhansk want to exchange an EstonianEstonian news
- Board member of football club detained as suspect in pimping caseLocal NewsOfficials of the North prefecture of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board on Monday detained seven men and one woman who are suspected of running two brothels in Tallinn, and according to information available to BNS one of the detainees is a member of the board of football club Nomme Kalju, Tanel Aavik.
- Lepp suspected of embezzling money for talk showLocal NewsSuspicions brought against Tallinn TV (TTV) director Toomas Lepp suggest he turned the channel's „Club of Free Thought“ (Vaba Mõtte Klubi) program into a hidden cash machine by selling the talk show to his own television channel through an acquaintance's shell company while having TTV pick up the production costs.
- Exchange of counterfeit money results in major lossesLocal NewsRainer Viljamaa stepped into the Aia street currency exchange office of Tavid in January of last year, carrying nearly 4.1 million Indian rupees – more precisely 4,096 thousand-rupee notes that he exchanged for close to 54,000 euros. Considering the fact that Tavid has seven offices in Estonia that only handle a single transaction involving rupees a day between them, it was not a common occurrence. Especially considering the sum.
- Estonian court sends man to 4 years in jail for stabbing police officerLocal News
- Vao investigation closed without resultsLocal NewsThe attention of the Estonian public was drawn to the Vao Refugee Center on September 3 of last year after the side wall of the building was set ablaze at night. Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas reacted with a flash visit to the center, while President Toomas Hendrik Ilves demanded all parliament parties condemn the incident. Both Rõivas and Interior Minister Hanno Pevkur expressed hope that the arsonists would be found quickly. That hope did not materialize, and the investigation was closed without result this week.
- New leader must have authority abroadLocal News
- Editorial: Estonians up in armsOpinionEstonia has above 27,000 weapons owners in possession of some 68,000 hunting, sports and self defence guns. Initial applications for permits are sharply up this year with six month figures exceeding 2012 and nearly equaling 2013 totals. The reasons vary from the EU trend towards toughening gun laws to the added sense of security.
- Crooks took all the homeless ones had leftLocal News
- Latvian stabs fellow bus passenger in EstoniaLocal News
- Editorial: young people must be kept far from alcoholOpinion
- Court takes into custody man suspected of killing his Orthodox priest fatherLocal News
- Threat to kill lands man in prisonLocal News
- Searches for Varvara's slayer spanned cities in Russia and BelarusLocal News
- The Tartu slaveowner and his diversified crimesLocal News
- Believed killer of 9-year-old is no longer aliveLocal News
- Estonian money mules made own bank cardsLocal News
- Estonian woman suspect in murder investigation in FinlandEstonian news
- Jihadist's supporters jailedLocal News
- Estonian police may send liaison officer to Lithuania to combat car theftLocal News
- Govt decides to extradite citizen who fought on side of separatists in UkraineLocal News
- Conviction of Center Party's Toobal, Laasi becomes finalLocal News
- Police plagued by cooked up complaintsLocal News11:30 pm, on September 8th. The place is Rahumäe Police Station, Tallinn. Daniil, a gymnasium student sits there with his mother, telling investigator-on-duty the terrifying tale of how two hours before he was attacked by two unknown crooks, in Lasnamäe, who hit him over the hear with a club, and robbed personal items: a Pepe Jeans coat, Puma footwear, Calvin Klein bag with Armani purse etc.
- Editorial: more stolen or more found out?Opinion
- Juvenile shooter of teacher jailed for nine yearsLocal News
- Gold fraud flop trips up crafty crookLocal News