Bomb Threats Close All Banks in Bulgaria's Razgrad

All banks in the Bulgarian town of Razgrad were closed on Thursday morning due to two anonymous bomb threats.

Crime | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1132

Embezzelement Trial against Bulgarian Consultancy Head Suspended

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has suspended the case against Bogomil Manchev, the head of Risk Engineering consultancy, two years after the case was launched.

Crime | November 23, 2015, Monday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1461

Man Who Joked about Bomb on Polish Plane Released on Bail

A Bulgarian court has released on a BGN 5000 bail a Polish citizen who falsely alerted the crew of an Egypt-bound plane of a bomb installed in the aircraft and prompted an emergency landing.

Crime | November 22, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1816

Bulgaria Court to Decide on Arrest of Polish Man over Plane Bomb 'Joke'

The district court of Burgas is to decide whether to leave in custody a Polish citizen who falsely alerted the crew of an Egypt-bound plane of a bomb installed in the aircraft and prompted an emergency landing.

Crime | November 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1749

EU Sofia Heating Utility Boss Gets Final 3-Year Sentence

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has sentenced  the former director of heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia Valentin Dimitrov to three years' imprisonment.

Crime | November 19, 2015, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1540

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Dismissed

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) of Bulgaria has decided to dismiss Rumyana Chenalova, a Bulgarian judge with three counts of disciplinary action and charges of malfeasance and document abuse.

Crime | November 19, 2015, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1517

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Summoned for 2nd Indictment

Rumyana Chenalova, a controversial judge charged with malfeasance and document fraud, is to be handed a second indictment on Wednesday, Bulgarian media outlets report.

Crime | November 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1689

Bulgarian Authorities Order Detention of Nationalist Leader Siderov

Sofia investigative officials have ordered the detention of Ataka party leader Volen Siderov, the prosecution has announced.

Crime | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader, MP to Be Arrested Tuesday

Volen Siderov, the leader of nationalist Ataka party, and MP Desislav Chukolov, are to appear before the Sofia investigation office on Tuesday after having been summoned at the request of prosecutors.

Crime | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1700

Fight Between Migrants in Downtown Sofia Leaves One Iraqi Injured

One man was injured after a fight between two groups of Iraqi Kurds had taken place at a bar located on the Marie Louise boulevard in downtown Sofia on Wednesday evening.

Crime | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2459

Bulgarian Prosecution to Demand Permanent Arrest for Two Nationalist MPs

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office will demand a permanent arrest for the two nationalist Ataka MPs, who are accused of hooliganism.

Crime | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgarian Parliament Backs Detention of Two Nationalist Ataka MPs

The Bulgarian parliament voted on Wednesday in favour of the detention of two nationalist Ataka MPs, who are being investigated for their alleged participation in three incidents in downtown Sofia.

Crime | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1600

Hungary Takes Over Migrant Truck Deaths Investigation

Hungary has agreed to take over from Austria the investigation into the death of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck near the Austria-Hungary border.

Crime | November 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1678

Australia Police Arrest Two for Alleged Transfers of Stolen Money to Bulgaria

Australian police have arrested two alleged members of a trans-national organised crime group that funnelled money stolen from automatic teller machines (ATMs) across Australia to Bulgaria, The Guardian reported on Monday.

Crime | November 2, 2015, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2832

Bulgaria Police Find 129 Migrants in Refrigerated Truck

Bulgarian border police officers have discovered 129 migrants in a refrigerated truck at the Kapitan Andreevo crossing at the Bulgaria-Turkey border.

Crime | November 1, 2015, Sunday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2368

Bulgaria Police Find Grenade Launchers Used in Sofia Attack

Police in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have found the two grenade launchers used in a Friday attack on a former counter-intelligence agent, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry has said.

Crime | October 30, 2015, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2593

Bulgaria Orders Expulsion of Five Foreigners Detained for Human Smuggling

Bulgaria has ordered the expulsion of five foreigners, who were detained during a joint operation of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the Interior Ministry against human smuggling on October 23.

Crime | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 2336

Bulgarian Authorities Extradite Suspected Terrorist to France

Bulgaria will extradite a 17-year-old French citizen wanted by France with a European Arrest Warrant on suspicions of terrorism.

Crime | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2367

Trial agaist Bulgarian Ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker Misfires

Sofia City Court is to launch on Thursday the trial against Hristo Biserov, a former Deputy Parliament Speaker who quit in 2013, days before reports emerged that he was under investigation over tax crimes.

Crime | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Demands Arrest of MPs over Hooliganism

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has asked Parliament to allow that two nationalist MPs be detained over their actions a Sofia higher education institution on Friday.

Crime | October 26, 2015, Monday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2218

Swedish Police Say School Sword Attacker Had Racist Motives

Thursday’s stabbing attack on a school in western Sweden, in which a teacher and a student were killed, was motivated by racism, CNN has reported.

Crime | October 23, 2015, Friday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1902