President on Labour Party acquittal: It still pays to steal in Lithuania

It still pays to defraud, steal and avoid taxes in Lithuania, the country's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday, commenting on the Court of Appeals verdict in the Labour Party's fraudulent bookkeeping case.
Viktor Uspaskich
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