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Sofia Court Reduces Prison Sentence of Alleged Drug Gang Leader Zlatomir Ivanov

The Sofia Appellate Court has reduced the sentence of alleged drug boss Zlatomir Ivanov, aka Zlatko Baretata (The Beret), from 8 to 6.

Crime | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 642

Bulgaria Busts Int'l Antiquities Trafficking Ring

The State Agency for National Security (DANS) has intercepted an international antiquities trafficking ring from Bulgaria to countries in Western Europe, US and Russia.

Crime | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 21:21 | Viewed: 1177

TIR Truck Driver Sentenced to Life Imprisonment in Iran Returned to Bulgaria

Zhivko Rusev, a Bulgarian national sentenced to life imprisonment in Iran for drug trafficking, has been returned to Bulgaria.

Crime | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 716

Sofia Court Freezes Property of Majority Owner of Bulgaria's Corpbank

The Sofia City Court has placed an injunction on the property of Tsvetan Vasilev, majority owner of Bulgaria's troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Crime | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria's Police Busts Fake Passports Ring

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry prevented the production and export of 10 000 fake Syrian passports to Turkey, said the ministry's Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov in Plovdiv.

Crime | August 25, 2014, Monday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1150

Tax Agency Employee Murdered in Bulgaria's Capital

A 53-year-old employee of the tax authorities in the Vitosha region in Sofia was killed on Saturday, officials say.

Crime | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgarian Prostitution Ring Busted by Spanish Police

Police in Spain dismantled a Bulgarian prostitution network operating in the country.

Crime | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1277

Police Seize 3600kg of Cannabis from Fields in SW Bulgaria

Police have detected cannabis weighing over 3600kg in two operations in fields near the village of Dragush, Petrich District, and the village of Laki, Gotse Delchev District.

Crime | August 23, 2014, Saturday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1557

Heroin Worth BGN 3M Seized at Bulgarian – Turkish Border

Bulgaria’s Customs Agency said on Friday it has seized heroin worth BGN 3M at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint, at the border with Turkey.

Crime | August 22, 2014, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1318

Sofia Court of Appeals Dismisses Mayor of Bulgaria's Vidin

Sofia Court of Appeals has dismissed Gergo Gergov, mayor of the Bulgarian town of Vidin.

Crime | August 22, 2014, Friday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1249

KTB Accountants Released on Recognizance

Sofia City Court released on Thursday Bulgarian Corpbank's Chief Accountant Mariya Dimova and her deputy Borislava Kyuchukova on a recognizance.

Crime | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1743

Police Working on Two Versions for Botevgrad's Businessman Murder

Currently, there are no suspects for the murder of the businessman Semko Semkov, who was shot dead in Bulgaria's Botevgrad, Wednesday.

Crime | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1425

Businessman Shot Dead in Bulgaria's Botevgrad

Semko Semkov, a 41-year-old businessman, was killed in the Bulgarian town of Botevgrad, the press office of the Interior Ministry announced, Wednesday.

Crime | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2048

KTB's CEO, Chief Accountant Interrogated Again in Embezzlement Probe

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) Chief Executive Orlin Rusev and Chief Accountant Mariya Dimova were interrogated in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Monday.

Crime | August 18, 2014, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1752

Milan Court Upholds 20-Year Jail Term for Alleged Bulgarian Drug Lord

A court of second instance in Milan has upheld the 20-year jail term for alleged Bulgarian drug lord Evelin Banev, aka Brendo.

Crime | August 18, 2014, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1565

Varna Regional Mayor Released on Bail

Bulgaria’s Specialized Criminal Court has released Hristo Hristov, Mayor of Varna’s Mladost residential district, on a bail of BGN 3000.

Crime | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1675

Chief Cashier of Bulgaria’s Corpbank Released on Bail

Margarita Petrova, Chief Cashier of Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank, has been released on bail, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported on Friday.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2059

Bulgaria Seizes 16kg Heroin at Border with Turkey

Bulgaria’s Customs Agency said on Friday it has seized nearly 16 kg of heroin at Malko Tarnovo checkpoint, at the border with Turkey.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1936

Policeman Investigated For Allegedly Stealing Aid For Flood Victims

A policeman from Bulgaria's town of Byala Slatina is suspended from work, reports BNT public broadcaster.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1709

2 Bulgarians Handed 6-Year Jail Terms for Skimming Scam in Philippines

Two Bulgarian nationals have been sentenced to six years of imprisonment for installing a skimming device at an ATM in a shopping center in province of Pampanga in the Philippines.

Crime | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2354

Mayor of Varna District Arrested in Special Operation

The Mayor of the Mladost residential district in Varna, Hristo Hristov, was arrested in a special operation of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Crime | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2199
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