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Bulgaria's Ex-Ambassador to US 'Caught Stealing in Duty-Free Shop'

The former Bulgarian Ambassador to the United States has been detained at the airport in Warsaw for stealing cosmetics in a duty-free shop, according to Russian agency RIA Novosti.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 7954

Three Bulgarian Police Officers Indicted over BGN 2.3 M Theft of Cigarettes

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has indicted three police officers who allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of cigarette packs used as an evidence in an investigation.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 14724

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor Brought to Court over 'Pressure' on Investigator

An investigator has filed a BGN 26 000 claim against Borislav Sarafov, the Deputy Chief Prosecutor over alleged "pressure" on him.

Crime | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 3170

Ex-Head of Road Maintenance Indicted over Death in Bulgaria's Echemishka Tunnel

Georgi Zlatev, recently dismissed as head of the infrastructure agency's road maintenance directorate in Bulgaria, has been indicted over a tragic incident with a woman in Echemishka tunnel earlier this month.

Crime | February 27, 2017, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 3379

Special Prosecutor's Office Ends KTB Investigation, 18 People Indicted

The team of prosecutors and investigators of the Specialised Prosecutor’s Office on the pre-trial proceedings of KTB have completed actions on the investigation.

Crime | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 3762

Increased Police Presence Along E-79 Due To Casino Robbery

There is increased police presence along the E-79 road in relation to the armed robbery of a casino located at the border cross checkpoint Kulata near Petrich, reported BGNES.

Crime | February 20, 2017, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 14718

Police Turns Over 7 Bulgarian Citizens to Greek Authorities

In carrying out European arrest warrants, employees of the directorate International Operational Cooperation have handed over to Greek authorities 7 Bulgarian citizens who were members of an organised criminal group for fraud, announced the Interior Minis

Crime | February 17, 2017, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 5130

Two Israelis Detained over Death Case Near Bulgaria's Samokov

Two foreign nationals have been detained over the alleged murder of their compatriot, private broadcaster bTV reports.

Crime | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 3858

Bulgarian Police 'Helping People Smugglers', Migrant Claims

Smugglers who help take migrants from Bulgaria into Serbia are being assisted by Bulgarian police, a migrant has told SkY News.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4301

Mayor of Bulgaria's Galiche Released on Bail

Tsenko Chokov, the controversial mayor of Galiche in northwestern Bulgaria, was released on bail by a court on Monday.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 06:55 | Viewed: 3218

Shooting in Sofia Neighborhood Leaves Taxi Driver Wounded

A taxi driver was wounded in the abdomen on Saturday evening after an unknown perpetrator fired at him in the neighborhood of Nadezhda, Sofia.

Crime | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 07:13 | Viewed: 14635

Former Prosecutor Takes Over Sofia Regional Court

Stefan Milev, a former prosecutor, has been appointed as chair of the Sofia Regional Court, Bulgarian media report.

Crime | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 13353

Ex Sofia District Governor Indicted

Prosecutors have filed the indictment of former Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev with charges of abeyance with the Sofia City Court.

Crime | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 12920

Bulgarian Police Register More Than 8000 Traffic Offenses in Week

Police registered more than 8000 offenses in just a week, half of them committed in the presence of an officer, the Interior Ministry says.

Crime | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 14217

Ruling Due on Removal of Plovdiv Mayor

The Plovdiv Court of Appeals will sit on Tuesday to rule on the appeal of Ivan Totev, the Mayor of Plovdiv who was suspended last week.

Crime | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 13014

Russian Hacker Arrested in Spain

A computer expert considered to be one of the most important hackers in Russia has been detained in Spain.

Crime | January 21, 2017, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 13749

Shooting at Bus in Sofia Breaks Windows, Nobody Hurt

An unknown perpetrator fired shots at a bus moving along Line 76 in Sofia on Monday, police and media report.

Crime | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 3780

Bulgaria's Ex-Spy Chief Faces New Embezzlement Charges

A second indictment will be filed on Monday against former Bulgarian intelligence head Kircho Kirov, the prosecution says.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 3388

Bulgaria's DefMin Formally Indicted over Abuse of Office

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office says it has filed an indictment against outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev with the court.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2892

Bulgaria Court to Decide on Removing Plovdiv Mayor

The District Court of Plovdiv is to rule on Monday on a request to remove Mayor Ivan Totev from office.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 12751

Five Bulgarian Customs Officers to Remain in Custody

The Specialized Criminal Court on Sunday decided to keep five customs officers working at the agency's Varna unit in custody after they had been indicted on corruption charges.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 12017
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