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Ex Bulgarian Public Official Gets 2 Years in Jail for Leaking Wiretapping Data

A former employee of Bulgaria’s State Agency Technical Operations (DATO), a special entity at the Council of Ministers in charge of the use of special surveillance equipment, has been sentenced to two years of imprisonment, according to a media statement

Crime | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1301

Bulgarian Court Increases Prison Sentence of Pazardzhik Imam over Preaching Radical Islam

The Plovdiv Appellate Court has increased the sentence of Ahmed Musa Ahmed, imam in Pazardzhik, over preaching an anti-democratic ideology, incitement of hatred and participation in an unregistered organization, from one to two years of imprisonment.

Crime | July 2, 2015, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria Police Detain 35 Migrants in Downtown Sofia

Police officers have detained 35 migrants in the downtown area of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, private bTV station reports.

Crime | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1646

Bulgaria Seizes 5.6 Kg Heroin at Border with Turkey

Bulgarian customs officials have seized 5.

Crime | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1627

Bulgarians Arrested in UK over Drug Trafficking

UK Border Force staff has arrested two Bulgarians at the Port of Dover over attempting to smuggle a shipment of heroin worth GBP 7 M.

Crime | June 30, 2015, Tuesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1666

Over 500 Bulgarians Become Trafficking Victims A Year

Some 500-550 Bulgarians a year become victims of human trafficking, according to official statistics, as cited by Kamelia Dimitrova, Secretary of Bulgaria’s National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings.

Crime | June 29, 2015, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2070

120 Syrian Refugees Arrested upon Entering Sofia

A total of 120 Syrian nationals hiding in a TIR truck were arrested upon entering Sofia in a police operation held early on Monday.

Crime | June 29, 2015, Monday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgaria Police Launch Manhunt for Killers of Road Repairs Employee

Police in Bulgaria are now working around the clock to hunt down the men suspected of having beaten a 47-year-old employee at a road construction site to death has handed himself over to police.

Crime | June 27, 2015, Saturday // 14:56 | Viewed: 3689

20 Arrested in Anti-Roma Protest in Sofia’s Orlandovtsi

20 people were arrested Monday evening during a protest in Sofia’s Orlandovtsi district.

Crime | June 15, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 2715

Bulgarian Customs Officials Prevent Smuggling of Ancient Coin Treasure

Bulgarian customs official at Sofia Airport prevented on Thursday an attempt to smuggle an ancient coin treasure out of the country.

Crime | June 12, 2015, Friday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2537

Bulgarian Authorities Detain Macedonian Human Trafficker Wanted By Interpol

Bulgarian authorities detained a Macedonian human trafficker, who had been declared wanted by Interpol.

Crime | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1820

Six Cars Get Stolen in Sofia Every Day – Police Statistics

Six cars on average get stolen in Sofia every day, according to statistics of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry.

Crime | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 3739

Bulgarian Truck Driver Found Dead in France

A Bulgarian driver has been found dead behind the wheel of his truck on the A7 motorway in the department of Isere in southeastern France, AFP reported on Wednesday.

Crime | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 19:16 | Viewed: 3706

Europol Arrests 49 in Crackdown on Cybercriminals

Europol has dismantled a group of cybercriminals active in Italy, Spain, Poland, the UK, Belgium and Georgia.

Crime | June 10, 2015, Wednesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 3682

Bulgarian Charged with Large-Scale Financial Fraud on Wall Street

Bulgarian Nedko Nedev, aged 37 has been accused of conducting a speculation scheme.

Crime | June 5, 2015, Friday // 10:20 | Viewed: 4828

Police Action Takes Place in Varna's Ignatievo

The town of Ignatievo located near Varna is currently under police investigation.

Crime | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 2107

Dead Teenager in Sofia Identified as Banking High School Student

The teenager who was found dead in Borisova Garden in central Sofia on Tuesday, is a 16-year-old student at the National Trade and Banking High School, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported.

Crime | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2626

Teenager Found Dead in Downtown Sofia

The body of a 16-year-old teenager has been found in the Borisova garden in downtown Sofia, police say.

Crime | June 2, 2015, Tuesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1810

Store Robbers Issue Statement Following Public Scandal

''We are very sorry for what we did, we don't know what happened to us.

Crime | June 1, 2015, Monday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgarian Police Arrests Sofia Store Armed Robbers

The armed robbers of the Sofia store have now been arrested.

Crime | May 29, 2015, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1776

Armed Robbers of Sofia Store Now Established

The identitites of the armed robbers who stole money and goods from a store in Sofia have now been established.

Crime | May 29, 2015, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1418