On December 11 Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau carried out more than 30 searches in the offices of Rīgas Satiksme and the Rīga City Council and detained 6 people in Latvia, including Rīga Satiksme Infrastructure Maintenance and Development Department director Igors Volkinšteins and businessman Māris Martinsons and 2 in Poland in cooperation with the Poland's Central Anti-Corruption Bureau. Two days later Riga Vidzeme District Court arrested 3 more people – Škoda Transportation Sales Area Director Vladislav Kozák, Honor to serve Riga party member and one of largest Harmony donors Aleksandrs Krjačeks and Edgars Teterovskis. The same day the board of Rīgas Satiksme resigned. Mayor of Riga Nils Ušakovs suspended the head of Rīgas Satiksme, Leonīds Bemhens and appointed a temporary board, led by Anrijs Matīss. The next day Bemhens was detained by the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau. On December 17 deputy mayor of Riga Andris Ameriks announced his resignation.