Ferry stranded in Baltic Sea reaches Lithuanian port

A passenger ferry that got stranded in the Baltic Sea off the coast of the Russian city of Kaliningrad has reached the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, local media report. The Regina Seaways ferry with 298 passengers and 37 crew members on board was sailing from Germany’s Kiel to Klaipeda on Tuesday when a “technical failure” […]

‘G-spot of Europe’ discovered in Lithuanian ad campaign

A cheeky tourist ad that proclaims Lithuanian capital Vilnius the ‘G-spot of Europe’ and gives a smart explanation to the metaphor has not only impressed people online but also got a blessing from the Baltic country’s officials. The poster features a young woman lying on a bed with a map of Europe printed on the […]

Sand-eating Lithuanian woman claims ‘mineral diet’ cured her brain tumor (VIDEO)

An elderly Lithuanian woman, who claims to be living on a sand-only diet that has drastically improved her health, is sharing her helpful insights with anyone interested in trying this totally inedible fare. Talk about true grit. Stanislava Monstvilene, 70, from Lithuania claims she has been living for more than a decade consuming nothing but […]

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball were lured to their Lithuanian basketball team when a team employee DMed their agent on Twitter

Tony Dejak/AP LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball in December signed one-year contracts to play for Lithuanian basketball team Prienu Vytautas. The signing was initiated when an employee from the team DMed the Balls’ agent on Twitter asking if they would be interested in playing in Lithuania. Less than week later, the brothers were signing deals to […]

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are reportedly signing possibly underwhelming contracts for a Lithuanian basketball team

LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, the sons of LaVar Ball, are reportedly signing one-year contracts with Lithuanian basketball club Prienu Vytautas. LiAngelo and LaMelo were supposed to be play for UCLA, but the plan fell apart when LaVar Ball pulled LiAngelo from UCLA over his indefinite suspension for shoplifting in China. The Lithuanian club reportedly hopes […]

Lithuanian parliament adds 44 Russians to its ‘Magnitsky list’

Published time: 23 Nov, 2017 20:49 The parliament of Lithuania, or the Seimas, has overwhelmingly adopted a resolution adding the names of 44 Russian citizens to its version of the ‘Magnitsky List.’ The Lithuanian Seimas, on November 16, unanimously adopted a bill similar to the US Magnitsky Act, which imposes sanctions on Russian officials. The […]

Lithuanian scammer accused of single-handedly swindling Google & Facebook out of $100 million

Google and Facebook have been revealed as the victims of a Lithuanian fraudster, who allegedly used an email phishing scam to trick the US tech giants out of over $ 100 million. According to an indictment released by the US Justice Department last month, 48-year-old Evaldas Rimasauskas from Vilnius began contacting the accounting departments of […]

A Lithuanian phisher tricked two big US tech companies into wiring him $100 million

The Department of Justice today unsealed an indictment against a Lithuanian scammer who managed to trick two American tech companies into wiring him $ 100 million. The scammer, 48-year-old Evaldas Rimasauskas, did so by masquerading as a prominent Asian hardware manufacturer, according to court documents, and tricking employees into depositing tens of millions of dollars […]