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Head of Sofia Regional Court to Resign

Sofia Regional Court (SRS) chair Metodi Lalov has said he will step down.

Crime | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 438

NW Bulgarian Gangs 'Specialized in People Smuggling'

Organized criminal gangs from Northwestern Bulgaria are increasingly "specialized" in people smuggling, local authorities say.

Crime | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1702

Ex Head of Bulgaria's Medical Military Academy Gets New Indictment

Stoyan Tonev, the former head of the Military Medical Academy in Sofia, has been indicted for the second time in half a year, prosecutors say.

Crime | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgarian National Shortlisted in Europol Advent Calendar

European police body Europol has published a self-styled "Advent calendar" which features a profile of sought persons for each day leading up to Christmas Eve.

Crime | December 5, 2016, Monday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1587

ECHR Sentences Bulgaria over Violation of Inmates' Right to Free Speech

The Justice Ministry has been allocated EUR 10 500 to pay two prison inmates who have won cases against Bulgaria, the government says.

Crime | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian Defense Ministry Officials under Abeyance Probe

An investigation is ongoing into the activities of Defense Ministry officials which may have been tantamount to abeyance, prosecuting authorities say.

Crime | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1562

Aghan Man Blamed for Bulgarian Flag Desecration to Stay in Custody

A Bulgarian court has decided to keep in detention the Afghan national who allegedly set fire to a national flag at a migrant reception center.

Crime | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 18:40 | Viewed: 2456

Nineteen Migrants Indicted in Bulgaria over Harmanli Riots

Bulgarian prosecuting authorities have indicted 19 migrants in relation to the disturbances in the Harmanli reception and accommodation center, an official has said.

Crime | November 27, 2016, Sunday // 13:40 | Viewed: 2302

30% of Women in Bulgaria Victims of Violence

Nearly 30% of women in Bulgaria are victims of domestic violence, in public places or at work, according to the report by the Federation of Transport Trade Unions in Bulgaria (FTTUB).

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1872

110 Kg of Marijuana Discovered at Danube Bridge 2

110 kilogrammes of marijuana have been discovered during an inspection in the area of Danube Bridge 2 Vidin-Kalafat via the joint efforts of Bulgarian and Romanian customs and police authorities.

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1721

European Commission Stops Work Due To Cyber Attack

The European Commission has stopped working entirely on November 24, after the site and its servers were attacked, reported BTA.

Crime | November 25, 2016, Friday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2191

Bulgarian Customs Officers Find Heroin for BGN 2 M

Over 21.5 kg of heroin were discovered by officers at the Kalotina border cross check point  during a routine check of a car with a Bulgarian registration, according to Darik radio.

Crime | November 23, 2016, Wednesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2227

Facebook Virus Drains Bank Accounts

The virus is spread through sending a picture from a friend as a private message on Facebook. It steals passwords and valuable information from your computer, according to Telegraph newspaper.

Crime | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 3539

Bulgarian Court Sentences Roma Boss Kiril Rashkov

The Specialised Penal Court has sentenced the Roma boss Kiril Rashkov – Tsar Kiro (King Kiro) to two years in prison and a fine of BGN 10,000 for the illegal possession of mercury, as well as of coins with archaeological and cultural-historical value.

Crime | November 21, 2016, Monday // 15:21 | Viewed: 2477

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Migrant Smuggling Ring via Serbia

Bulgarian authorities have busted a people smuggling ring bringing migrants to Western Europe via Serbia, the national security service says.

Crime | November 18, 2016, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 2942

Bulgarian 'Migrant Hunter Icon' under Investigation

Bulgaria's "most famous" migrant hunter, Dinko Valev, is being investigated over alleged incitement of discrimination, violence and hatred along ethnic lines, the prosecution says.

Crime | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1883

Last-Instance Court Revokes Sentence of Bulgaria Ex-Spy Chief

The Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Tuesday overturned a 10-year imprisonment sentence ruled for former intelligence head Kircho Kirov, BGNES wire service reports.

Crime | November 8, 2016, Tuesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 3351

Two Wounded as Man Fires at Crime Scene in Bulgaria's Pazardzhik

A man has fired with a rifle at a group of people gathered at a crime scene in the southern Bulgarian town of Pazardzhuk, daily 24 Chasa reports.

Crime | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2007

Police Detain 24 Migrants Near Bulgaria's Karnobat

Twenty-four irregular migrants were detained near the Village of Draganovtsi, in the area of Karnobat, Eastern Bulgaria, police say.

Crime | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 2295

Fake Money Dealers in Bulgaria 'Turned Themselves In'

Two people allegedly involved in the distribution of counterfeit bank notes handed themselves over to police, shortly after EUR 12 in fake notes were found in a Bulgarian reservoir, local media report.

Crime | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 07:28 | Viewed: 2573

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Gets New Indictment

Rumyana Chenalova, a dismissed judge who has been at the center of several high-profile scandals in Bulgaria and faces several charges, has been indicted again, private bTV station reports, citing prosecutors.

Crime | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 3559
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