Bomb Explosion Targets Bulgarian Crime Journalist

A powerful bomb explosion went off in front of the apartment of Bulgarian top crime reporter Vassil Ivanov from private Nova TV last night. No one was injured in the explosion, but there are serious material damages.

Crime | April 6, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgaria Nabs ATM Swindlers, Worked 5 Countries

Bulgarian police have busted a five-member gang that distributed fake debit and credit cards and trafficked drugs.

Crime | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

Sofia Police Bust Tax Fraudster, Concealed EUR 6 M

Police have busted a Sofia-based company that has attempted to withhold EUR 6 M in taxes. The company's manager had used forged documents to "save" taxes, it became clear during the investigation.

Crime | April 5, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 740

Another 2 Months for Bulgarian Sisters Murder Probe

Pazardzhik regional prosecutor's office has prolonged with another 2 months the investigation into the gruesome murder of the two sisters Belneyski, local Darik radio reported. Plovdiv deputy appeal prosecutor Rumen Boev told Darik that the investigation

Crime | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 707

Kidnapped Greek Businessman Rescued in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's police rescued a Greek businessman, who was kidnapped after coming to Bulgaria to meet a business partner. The 59-year-old Greek businessman P.

Crime | April 3, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 832

Son Finds Mother Stabbed to Death in Bulgaria's Town

A 44-year-old woman was found stabbed to death early on Saturday by her son, a teenager.

Crime | April 1, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian Police Busts BGN 10 M Worth Hashish

A total of 385kg of hashish worth BGN 10 M were busted in an operation of the Bulgarian police. The drugs were found in a storehouse in the northern industrial part of Sofia, Bulgaria's National Police Chief General Valentin Petrov explained.

Crime | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1030

Bulgarian Hospital Heist Nets BGN 60,000

A gang of unknown robbers stole more than BGN 60,000 in a raid on the hospital in Bulgaria's second-biggest town of Plovdiv. The money was meant for wages for the medical staff at the local Saint George hospital.

Crime | March 31, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816

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: 811

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: 946

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: 1005

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: 1298

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: 1461

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: 814

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: 834

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: 1224

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: 902

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: 992

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: 786

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: 1752

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: 728
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