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Bulgaria's Revenue Agency Uncovers Tax Evasion worth BGN 20M in H1, 2014

A total of 850 natural persons inspected in the period January-June 2014 committed income tax evasion worth BGN 20M, according to data of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA).

Crime | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 349

Court Imposes House Arrest on 'Putin Opponent' Nikolai Kobliakov

Sofia City Court has ruled that Russian-French businessman Nikolai Kobliakov is to be placed under house arrest.

Crime | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 496

Sofia Prosecution Demands Detention for Nikolai Kobliakov

Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has submitted a formal request that Russian-French citizen Nikolai Kobliakov remain in detention.

Crime | September 1, 2014, Monday // 19:27 | Viewed: 706

Tens of Turkish Policemen Arrested over 'Plotting' against Gov't

A total of 33 police officers have been detained in Turkey on suspicions of 'plotting against the government', local media outlets say.

Crime | September 1, 2014, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 629

Bulgarian Border Police Seizes Heroin worth BGN 5.7M

Bulgarian police have intercepted an international drug trafficking ring, seizing a shipment of 46kg of heroin worth BGN 5.

Crime | September 1, 2014, Monday // 11:47 | Viewed: 593

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: 904

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: 1487

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: 951

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: 1254

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: 1388

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: 1734

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: 1544

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: 1766

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: 1531

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: 1457

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: 1947

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: 1632

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: 2261

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: 1952

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: 1777

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: 1889
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