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KTB Accountants Released on Recognizance

Sofia City Court released on Thursday Bulgarian Corpbank's Chief Accountant Mariya Dimova and her deputy Borislava Kyuchukova on a recognizance.

Crime | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 704

Police Working on Two Versions for Botevgrad's Businessman Murder

Currently, there are no suspects for the murder of the businessman Semko Semkov, who was shot dead in Bulgaria's Botevgrad, Wednesday.

Crime | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 446

Businessman Shot Dead in Bulgaria's Botevgrad

Semko Semkov, a 41-year-old businessman, was killed in the Bulgarian town of Botevgrad, the press office of the Interior Ministry announced, Wednesday.

Crime | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1137

KTB's CEO, Chief Accountant Interrogated Again in Embezzlement Probe

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) Chief Executive Orlin Rusev and Chief Accountant Mariya Dimova were interrogated in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Monday.

Crime | August 18, 2014, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 987

Milan Court Upholds 20-Year Jail Term for Alleged Bulgarian Drug Lord

A court of second instance in Milan has upheld the 20-year jail term for alleged Bulgarian drug lord Evelin Banev, aka Brendo.

Crime | August 18, 2014, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 777

Varna Regional Mayor Released on Bail

Bulgaria’s Specialized Criminal Court has released Hristo Hristov, Mayor of Varna’s Mladost residential district, on a bail of BGN 3000.

Crime | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 908

Chief Cashier of Bulgaria’s Corpbank Released on Bail

Margarita Petrova, Chief Cashier of Bulgaria’s troubled Corporate Commercial Bank, has been released on bail, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported on Friday.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1310

Bulgaria Seizes 16kg Heroin at Border with Turkey

Bulgaria’s Customs Agency said on Friday it has seized nearly 16 kg of heroin at Malko Tarnovo checkpoint, at the border with Turkey.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1179

Policeman Investigated For Allegedly Stealing Aid For Flood Victims

A policeman from Bulgaria's town of Byala Slatina is suspended from work, reports BNT public broadcaster.

Crime | August 15, 2014, Friday // 13:40 | Viewed: 979

2 Bulgarians Handed 6-Year Jail Terms for Skimming Scam in Philippines

Two Bulgarian nationals have been sentenced to six years of imprisonment for installing a skimming device at an ATM in a shopping center in province of Pampanga in the Philippines.

Crime | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1613

Mayor of Varna District Arrested in Special Operation

The Mayor of the Mladost residential district in Varna, Hristo Hristov, was arrested in a special operation of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Crime | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1473

Bulgaria’s DANS Thwart Fake Money Distribution

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS) said on Wednesday it has seized a “large amount” of fake money in an operation aimed at thwarting its distribution.

Crime | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1359

Man Wanted by Interpol Arrested near Bulgaria's Tutrakan

Police in Tutrakan have arrested a 33-year-old sought by Interpol whose name is in the Schengen Information System (SIS)

Crime | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1352

Illegal Assets Commission Seizes Property from 2 Drug Convicts

Property worth BGN 900 000 owned by two people convicted of production and trafficking of drugs has been seized at the request of the Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture.

Crime | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1200

KTB Majority Owner Tsvetan Vasilev Indicted, Sought through Interpol

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) majority owners is wanted by Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office via Interpol, the prosecution said in a statement.

Crime | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2231

2 Bulgarian Teenagers Try to Scoop BGN 5M Jackpot with Fake Ticket

Two teenagers were detained in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna after attempting to collect the Sports Totalizator BGN 5M jackpot using a fake slip.

Crime | August 8, 2014, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgaria's DANS Employees Bust Baby Trafficking Ring

Employees of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS) have busted an infant trafficking ring, the press office of the Agency announced.

Crime | August 8, 2014, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 2038

Auto Administration Agency Staff Charged with Running Extortion Ring

The Specialized Prosecutor's Office has pressed charges against four officials of the Veliko Tarnovo unit of Bulgaria's Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA).

Crime | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1730

Trial Against Vidin Mayor Misfires

The District Court in Bulgaria's town of Vidin is due to sit on a request to discharge mayor Gergo Gergov issued by the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office.

Crime | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1685

Prosecutors Submit Bribery Indictment against Deputy Mayor of Pleven

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has submitted an indictment against Alexey Zelov, Deputy Mayor of Pleven, with the Pleven District Court.

Crime | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1490

Stolen Luxury Cars Worth EUR 1M Seized at Bulgarian Border

Bulgaria's Customs officers have detained a total of 8 stolen luxury cars worth about EUR 1M in one month only, the Ministry of Interior reported.

Crime | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2287
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