Bulgarian Police Detain 30 Illegal Migrants in Sofia

Bulgarian police have detained about 30 illegal migrants in Sofia, BNR radio station reported on Tuesday.

Crime | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1017

Bulgarian Railway Workers Find Abandoned Bag with 2.8kg of TNT near Tracks

Employees of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) company found 2.8kg of TNT in a bag near the railway line Strazhitsa – Kesarevo, northeastern Bulgaria.

Crime | October 6, 2015, Tuesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1149

Bulgarian Customs Seize 42 Kg Heroin Hidden in Truck’s Wheels

Customs officers at Bulgaria’s Black Sea port of Burgas have seized 42.4 kilogrammes of heroin being smuggled in the wheels of a German-registered truck, the Bulgarian Customs Agency said on Monday.

Crime | October 5, 2015, Monday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgaria’s Traffic Police Proposes Criminalization of Speeding

The Traffic Police department of the Sofia police directorate will propose changes to the Penal Code and the Road Traffic Act aimed at strengthening sanctions for violations.

Crime | October 5, 2015, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1789

Police in Italy Seize 400kg of Marijuana from Bulgarian-registered Van

Police in Italy’s San Severo found 400 kg of marijuana worth over EUR 1.

Crime | October 4, 2015, Sunday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgarian Authorities Detain 46 People Suspected of Human Smuggling

Bulgarian authorities detained 46 people suspected in human smuggling in a large-scale operation of the police, the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the prosecutor's office.

Crime | October 2, 2015, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1630

“I would hate to see someone else in my situation,” Len Homeniuk tells Globe and Mail

Leonard Homeniuk, the dual U.

Crime | September 30, 2015, Wednesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgaria to Extradite Suspect in Migrant Truck Deaths to Austria

A Bulgarian court has granted a request by the Austrian prosecuting authorities to extradite a Bulgarian national to Austria to face charges of people trafficking and causing the death of 71 illegal migrants.

Crime | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 1323

Sofia Court Relaunches Money Laundering Case against Alleged Drug Lord Evelin Banev

Bulgarian Evelin Banev, nicknamed Brendo, appeared at the Sofia Appellate Court on Monday for the restart of the money laundering case against him and three other people.

Crime | September 28, 2015, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1952

Trial against Alleged Bulgarian Drug Lord to Continue in Sofia

The Sofia Court of Appeals is to sit Monday on the case against Evelin Banev, AKA "Brendo", who is facing charges of money laundering.

Crime | September 28, 2015, Monday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1767

Bulgaria’s Lesovo Border Crossing Point Reopens after Special Police Operation

Bulgaria’s Lesovo border crossing point has reopened after a closure over a police operation against an alleged human smuggling channel.

Crime | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgarian Police Detain 50 Migrants near Pernik

Fifty migrants have been detained near the southwestern town of Pernik, not far from Bulgaria's capital Sofia, local officials say.

Crime | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgaria’s Central Bank Warns of Scam Phone Calls

Bulgaria’s central bank on Friday warned of a scam involving potential misuse of personal data.

Crime | September 25, 2015, Friday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgarian Police Arrest 31-Year-Old Man Wanted by Interpol

31-year-old Bulgarian Kaloyan Dragiev, wanted by Interpol, has been arrested at the request of the Stara Zagora District Prosecutor’s Office.

Crime | September 25, 2015, Friday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1741

Italy’s Supreme Court Annuls 20-Year Prison Term of Alleged Drug Lord Evelin Banev

Italy’s Supreme Court of Cassation has annulled the 20-year prison term of Bulgarian Evelin Banev AKA Brendo for drug trafficking and returned the case for retrial to the Appellate Court of Milan.

Crime | September 24, 2015, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1634

137 Arrested Overnight in Sofia in Operation against Illegal Immigrants

A total of 137 people were arrested overnight in Sofia in a police operation against illegal immigrants.

Crime | September 19, 2015, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2403

Bulgaria Arrests Two Men Trying to Smuggle 58 Afghan Migrants into Serbia

Bulgaria said on Friday it has cracked down on a people trafficking ring smuggling migrants bound for Western Europe from Bulgaria into Serbia.

Crime | September 18, 2015, Friday // 19:03 | Viewed: 2056

Bulgaria's IntMin Concerned about Surge in Car Thefts

A growing number of motor vehicle thefts has been registered over the first seven months of 2015, Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Crime | September 18, 2015, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2079

Known Islamist Shot Dead in Berlin after Knife Attack on Police Officer

German police have shot dead a convicted Islamist in Berlin who stabbed a policewoman with a knife and seriously injured her, the BBC reported.

Crime | September 17, 2015, Thursday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1968

Bulgarian Court Grants Bail to Former Centerra CEO Homeniuk  

A Bulgarian court on Wednesday granted bail to the former CEO of Toronto-based Centerra Gold Leonard Homeniuk, who has been under house arrest in Bulgaria for about two months.

Crime | September 16, 2015, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1540

Bulgaria Is Transit Country for Trafficking in Cultural Goods from Syria - Minister

Bulgaria is a transit country for the illicit trafficking of stolen cultural goods from the Middle East due to its key geographic location, according to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.

Crime | September 16, 2015, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2881