Crime

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: 787

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: 729

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: 772

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: 833

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: 993

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: 1101

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Thieves using forged credit cards have fraudulently withdrawn money from automated teller machines in Sofia, police announced.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: 1088

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: 1334

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: 891

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: 1935

Bulgaria Acquits Romanian "Spy Reporter"

Romanian journalists George Buhnici, sued for illegal possession and use of special surveillance devices (SSD), was finally acquitted, his lawyer announced. This happened after the Supreme Cassation Court withdrew the disctrict prosecutors objection agai

Crime | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgarian Court Decides on UK Football Fan Appeal in a Month

Bulgaria's Supreme Cassation Court will decide on the appeal for the retrial of Michael Shields, the British football fan jailed in Bulgaria for the attempted murder of a barmaid, in one month. Bulgaria's Supreme Court in Sofia is to rule on whether Shie

Crime | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1324

France Busts Bulgarian Illegal Immigration Network

Thirty-six Bulgarians have been arrested in a huge police raid in France that busted a network for illegal immigrants, France 3 TV channel reported. Police says that, assisted by the criminal group, more than 100 people have illegally entered France from

Crime | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1060

Trial over Sofia Killer Fountain Drags on

Sofia city court postponed until June 6 the trial over the death of a young man in a fountain in downtown Sofia in May last year.

Crime | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

UK Football Fan Appeals Bulgarian Jailing

Michael Shields, the British football fan jailed in Bulgaria for the attempted murder of a barmaid, is to make a final appeal for a retrial. Michael Shields, now 19, was jailed for 15 years after being convicted of attempted murder of bartender Martin Ge

Crime | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Strong Arm Bulgarian Groupings Deal with Artefact Smuggling

Representatives of the strong arm obsolete groupings VIS and SIC are now dealing with artifacts smuggling, it appeared Monday. In an interview for local Darik radio the head of the special police unit for fight against crimes against national historical

Crime | March 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgarian Baby Traffickers Get 7 Years Jail Time

Two Bulgarians who dealt with baby trafficking to France were sentenced to 7 years each by the district court of Peshtera, in the country's south.

Crime | March 20, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Three Restrained over Bulgaria's Jail Orgy Scandal

A Sofia prison guard was ordered a home arrest and two others went to bail over a recent prisoners sex scandal. The three were accused of allowing a homosexual orgy last summer, with some of the participants now saying they had been abused.

Crime | March 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3259

Vile Prison Sex Shown on Bulgarian TV

A private Bulgarian channel showed Saturday night footage of the homosexual orgy that recently sparkled a Sofia prison abuse scandal. The recording was made with a mobile phone by an ex-prisoner, and was later released on the Internet.

Crime | March 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5039
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