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Bulgarian Hacker Gets 30-Month Jail Term in US

A Bulgarian national was sentenced to 30 months in jail in the US on Thursday for participation in Shadowcrew, a virtual online marketplace for malicious hacking and identity theft.

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Second Instance Confirms Jail Term For Ahmed Dogan's Attacker

The Sofia Appellate Court confirmed the three-and-a-half years jail sentence for Oktay Enimehmedov who pointed a gas pistol at the head of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) honorary chairman Ahmed Dogan in January 2013.

Crime | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 411

Varna Court Asked to Extradite Convicted Drug Smuggler to Germany

The Varna District Court has arrested German national Maxim Schmidt under a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) issued by the prosecuting authority in Aachen.

Crime | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 497

Deputy Mayor, Municipal Secretary, Banking Official Arrested over Pension Scheme Fraud

Municipal councilors and a banking officer have been arrested in a specialized operation of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) in the southern town of Brezovo.

Crime | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 613

Regional Environment Inspectorate Head Arrested for Soliciting Bribe

Ognyan Borisov, head of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water (RIEW) in the town of Pernik, has been arrested for soliciting a bribe.

Crime | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 632

Chief of Police in Bulgaria's Smolyan Removed from Office

Evgeni Vasilev, Chief of Police in Bulgaria's town of Smolyan has been removed from office, Darik news website reports.

Crime | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 786

Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Jail For Killing His Girlfriend

The South African Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Crime | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 631

Bulgarian Customs Apprehend 5 M Fake Russian Excise Labels

Bulgarian customs officers at the Lesovo border crossing with Turkey apprehended almost 5 M fake Russian excise labels for tobacco products and 470 vials with adrenaline, said the Customs Agency.

Crime | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 667

Bulgarian Court Rejects Kobliakov Extradition Request from Russia

Sofia City Court has refused to allow the extradition of businessman and activist Nikolai Kobliakov to Russia.

Crime | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 936

Bulgaria Court to Sit on 'Putin Opponent' Extradition

Sofia City Court is to hold a sitting Tuesday on the extradition of businessman and activist Nikolai Kobliakov to Russia.

Crime | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 875

Court Issues Life Sentence for Ghastly Murder in Sofia Park

Nikolay Rusinov has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 28-year-old Yana Krasteva in Sofia in 2011.

Crime | October 20, 2014, Monday // 18:26 | Viewed: 909

Man Shot Dead Near Downtown Sofia

A 38-year-old man was shot dead in a region near the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Thursday evening.

Crime | October 17, 2014, Friday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1543

Sofia Court Stops Unlawful Wiretapping Case against Former Interior Minister

The Sofia City Court has stopped a trial against former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov in on the grounds of the immunity from prosecution acquired as newly elected MP from center-right party GERB.

Crime | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1132

Businessman Veselin Mareshki Facing Year in Jail for Hitting Varna Official

Veselin Mareshki, a controversial entrepreneur owning a national pharmacy chain, has been detained in the Black Sea city of Varna, where he lives.

Crime | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1101

5 Bulgarians Arrested in Italy for Illegal Trafficking in Antique Coins

Five Bulgarian nationals have been arrested in Italy for illegal trafficking in antique coins.

Crime | October 10, 2014, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1862

3 Bulgarians Arrested in Serbia for Human Trafficking

Three Bulgarian nationals were arrested in Serbia on suspicion of participating in a human trafficking channel.

Crime | October 3, 2014, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 2276

Operation Imperium Busts Bulgarian Fake Payment Cards Group

Bulgaria and Spain, in cooperation with Europol, have dismantled a significant Bulgarian organised payment crime network.

Crime | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2679

BGN 8M Drained by Credit Card Skimmers in 2013

A total of BGN 7,93M was stolen in Bulgaria last year as a result of credit card frauds, namely skimming, according to data provided by financial analysts, cited by 24 Chasa Daily.

Crime | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2429

Court Halts 'Lost Files' Trial Against Bulgarian ex-Socialist Leader

Former socialist party leader and current MEP Sergey Stanishev will not be tried over the seven secret documents he allegedly lost while he was Prime Minister, magistrates say.

Crime | September 29, 2014, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2428

US to Extradite to Bulgaria Convicted Human Smuggler

The US government will extradite to Bulgaria Plamen Vladimirov Trifonov on September 27 on the request of the Bulgarian authorities.

Crime | September 29, 2014, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 2389

Four Bulgarians Busted in Greece for Fake Money Distribution

The police in the Greek city of Thessaloniki nabbed four Bulgarians in an attempt to put EUR 6 thousand fake banknotes in circulation.

Crime | September 29, 2014, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2374