Crime

Bulgarian Border Police Dismiss Drunk Driver

The border police in Bulgaria have dismissed a sergeant who was caught driving while intoxicated. Vladislav Yordanov, who works at the airport border police, crashed his private car on February 22, and his blood alcohol level was measured at 2.

Crime | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 806

Prosecutors Charge Suspected Underworld Boss

Sofia city prosecutors raised charges against suspected underworld boss Zlatomir Ivanov and an accomplice of his for exhorting a foreign businessm?n. Prosecutors say in February 1999 the two threatened with murder and property confiscation their rival Mo

Crime | March 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 937

Doctors Arrested at Bulgaria's Seaside

Several doctors were arrested in Varna at Bulgaria's seaside, media reported Thursday. The head of the "Internal diseases" ward in the "Saint Anna" hospital in the seaside city Sergey Proykov has been taken into custody along with several other medics.

Crime | March 30, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Real Estate Fraudster Busted in Bulgaria's Black Sea Capital

A 62-year-old man from Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna has been arrested for swindles with sales of real estates. In May and April 2005 the man has twice inked a preliminary contract for sale of an apartment in the building that is still being constru

Crime | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1293

Killed Doktora Had Over 500 Cards for Cell Phones

Over 500 cards for cell phones have been found in the home of killed Ivan Todorov, dubbed Doktora, Interior Minister Rumen Petkov said. He also commented that this is impeding the investigation for his murder.

Crime | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgaria Busts Drug Factory Worth Millions

Police authorities have busted an illegal drug factory in a village near Kyustendil in southwestern Bulgaria. Over 150 kilos of amphetamine powder, 120 kilos of materials like cellulose and quinine, and equipment, all worth about EUR 13.

Crime | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807

Bulgarian Chops Venerable Oak for Kindling

A Bulgarian man was busted after he chopped a venerable oak from a protected area to use the wood for kindling, media reported. The centuries-old oak grew in a protected area near Hisar in Central Bulgaria and was home to a nesting colony of gray herons.

Crime | March 29, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Bulgarian Site Bets on Gang-Style Murders

Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov leads a gruesome online ranking, based on bets for expected Mafia-style murders of well-known people from the political, business and cultural life of the country.

Crime | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1218

Germany Jails Bulgarian Businessman

A German court sentenced a Bulgarian businessman to twenty months in prison for illegally employing construction workers, Deutsche Welle reported.

Crime | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 896

Lawyer Helped Baby-Trafficking Bulgarians in Greece

Ten people, including a lawyer, have been questioned by the Greek police after Monday's arrest five Bulgarians dealing with babies traffic, local media informs. Reports claim that the Bulgarian mother of the 20-days old baby girl that was to be sold and

Crime | March 28, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 987

Greece Busts More Baby-Trafficking Bulgarians

Five Bulgarians were arrested in Greece while attempting to sell a 20-day-old baby to a local couple.

Crime | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 781

Jocic to Claim "Bulgaria's Heroin Channels"

International drug-trafficker Sreten Jocic, who was recently extradited to Serbia, is likely to return to Bulgaria to control the heroin channels from the Middle East to Western Europe once he is released from prison.

Crime | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1746

University-Robbing Bulgarian Busted in Greece

A Bulgarian, who robbed a series of universities in Athens and Piraeus, was arrested in Greece, media reported.

Crime | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 720

Bulgarian Ex PM Murder Trial Enters Appeal Court Anew

Sofia's Court of Appeals will hold on Monday a new session on the assassination case of Bulgarian ex-Premier Andrey Lukanov. Five people, including two Ukrainians, are appealing against their life sentences.

Crime | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

3 Injured in Bus Crash in Downtown Sofia

Three people were injured after a public transport bus bumped into another in downtown Sofia Monday morning.

Crime | March 27, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Court Keeps Bail for Prison Guards over Sex Scandal

Sofia Military - Appellate court confirmed the bail of BGN 1500 for two prison guards, who faced breach of order charges over a scandalous footage from Sofia prison. The verdict is final and is not subject to appeal.

Crime | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

Killed in US Hostage-Taker Faced Trial in Bulgaria

Alexandrin Bozhilov, 30, who was shot dead earlier this month by a sniper in the city of Ashburn, Virginia, faced trial for causing physical injury in his homeland Bulgaria.

Crime | March 24, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1093

Sofia Police Busts ATM Theft Ring

Thieves using forged credit cards have fraudulently withdrawn money from automated teller machines in Sofia, police announced. Two members of the criminal group have been arrested on charges of production and distribution of forged bankcards, a large num

Crime | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Murder, Suicide Shock Bulgarian Town

A husband shot his wife and then killed himself at a cafeteria in the southeastern Bulgarian town of Sliven Thursday afternoon.

Crime | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Indictment against Underworld Bosses Presented in Sofia Court

The indictment against underworld bosses Krassimir and Nikolay Marinovi - dubbed the Marguins and their five accomplices was filed at Sofia City Court on Thursday.

Crime | March 23, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 885

Greece Busts Bulgarian Baby-Trafficking Gang

Police authorities have busted a group of five Bulgarians who dealt with baby trafficking in Greece, media reported. The traffickers were caught when a police officer contacted them, claiming that he was interested in purchasing a baby.

Crime | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1934
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