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Ex Svilengrad Customs Office Chief Released on Bail

The Plovdiv Appellate Court has released the former Director of the Svilengrad Customs Office Todor Karaivanov, Todor Karaivanov, on a bail of BGN 5000.

Crime | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1261

Bulgarian Police Busts Burglary Ring

Bulgarian police have busted a burglary ring which operated on the territory of Varna, Targovishte, Dobrich, Stara Zagora, Burgas, and Silistra.

Crime | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1131

Secretary of Bulgarian Anti-Human Trafficking Commission Charged with Corruption

Antoaneta Vasileva, Secretary of the Bulgarian National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, has been charged with corruption, according to the press office of the prosecuting authority.

Crime | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgaria’s Security, Technical OPS Agencies Report Increase in Surveillance Equipment Requests

Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the State Agency Technical Operations (DATO) worked on 9533 requests for the use of special surveillance equipment in 2014, according to reports of the two entities.

Crime | March 24, 2015, Tuesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 791

Bulgaria Strategically Situated along Balkan Drug Trafficking Route – US Department of State

Bulgaria is strategically situated along the Balkan Route for illicit drugs and other contraband trafficked from Southwest Asia into Western Europe, according to a report of the U.

Crime | March 20, 2015, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria Seizes 11 Kg Heroin in Serbia-Registered Car

Bulgarian customs have seized about 11 kilogrammes of heroin at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint at the border with Turkey.

Crime | March 19, 2015, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1188

Trial Against Shooter in Bulgaria's Lyaskovets Kicks Off

The District Court of Veliko Tarnovo has launched the trial against Petko Petkov, the man who shot dead a police commando last year during an operation carried out to detain him.

Crime | March 16, 2015, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 700

Czech Police Detains Bulgarian Charged with Triple Murder

A 25-year-old Bulgarian citizen, who had been charged with triple murder, was detained by Czech police in Prague's Radotin district.

Crime | March 13, 2015, Friday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1263

Main Defendant in Bulgaria's Octopus Case Allowed to Leave Country

Alexei Petrov, a former employee of the national security agency DANS, has been allowed to travel abroad, in a court sitting on the high-profile "Octopus" case.

Crime | March 13, 2015, Friday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1227

Bulgaria’s High-Profile Anti-Mafia Case ‘Octopus’ Re-Launched

The Sofia City Court has re-launched the high-profile anti-mafia case known as "Octopus.

Crime | March 13, 2015, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1128

Homeless Bulgarian Man Murdered in Brussels

A homeless Bulgarian citizen has been found dead in Belgian capital Brussels, according to media reports.

Crime | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 812

Bulgarian Customs Seize 9.5 Kg Heroin at Border with Turkey

Bulgarian customs said on Monday they have seized 9.5 kilogrammes of heroin stashed in the LPG reservoir of a Bulgarian-registered passenger car.

Crime | March 9, 2015, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1163

2 Masked Men Attempt Armed Robbery of Security Van in Sofia

Two masked men attempted an armed robbery of an armored cash-in-transit vehicle in Sofia on Monday morning.

Crime | March 9, 2015, Monday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgaria's Border Police Detained 6499 Illegal Immigrants in 2014

Border Police detained 6499 illegal immigrants, citizens of third countries, as they attempted to cross into Bulgaria in 2014, which represents a decrease of 44 % compared to 2013.

Crime | March 6, 2015, Friday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1665

Ex Military Medical Academy Head Charged with Deliberate Mismanagement

The Sofia District Military Prosecutor’s Office has pressed charges against Stoyan Tonev, former director of the Military Medical Academy (MMA) in Sofia and former MP from ruling party GERB, for deliberate mismanagement and conclusion of disadvantageous c

Crime | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1000

Man Shot Dead in Bulgaria's Sofia

The body of a 39-year-old man has been found near a gas station near Kazichene, on the outskirts of Sofia.

Crime | February 27, 2015, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1626

Foreign National Finds Dead Body Near Bulgaria's Vidin

A Nevada resident who currently lives in the Tsar petrovo village near Vidin, where she owns a property, has accidentally encountered a dead body lying in the grass next to the main road.

Crime | February 26, 2015, Thursday // 18:06 | Viewed: 2788

Czech Shooting ‘Not Terrorist Attack’, Interior Minister Chovanec Says

The gunman who killed eight people in the Czech town of Uhersky Brod on Tuesday had a gun licence and the shooting wasn’t a terrorist attack, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec has said.

Crime | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 1056

At Least Nine People Killed After Shooting in Czech Republic

At least eight people were killed after a shooting in the town of Uhersky Brod in the eastern part of the Czech Republic.

Crime | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1698

European Court of Human Rights Rules against Bulgaria in 2 Cases

European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled against the Bulgarian state over the clash between supporters of nationalist party Ataka and Muslims outside Sofia’s Banya Bashi mosque in 2011.

Crime | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgarian Customs Seize 8.7 Kg Heroin in Kosovo-Bound Car

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 8.

Crime | February 20, 2015, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1718