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Plovdiv Appellate Court Upholds Detention of Imam Accused of Preaching Radical Islam

The Plovdiv Appellate Court upheld on Thursday the detention of Ahmed Musa, who has been accused of preaching radical Islam in Bulgaria.

Crime | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 13:07 | Viewed: 746

Bulgarian Police Busts Group of VAT Fraudsters

Bulgarian police has intercepted a criminal group that drained the state coffers of around BGN 1 M in unpaid VAT.

Crime | May 15, 2015, Friday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgarian Customs Seize 2.7 kg Cocaine from Venezuelan Citizen

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 2.7 kg of cocaine at Sofia International Airport being smuggled by a female citizen of Venezuela, the National Customs Agency (NCA) announced on Thursday.

Crime | May 14, 2015, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1311

Suspect of Suitcase Murder in Bulgaria Remains in Custody

The Sofia City Court has decided to keep in detention German Kostin, a Russian citizen suspected of killing a 5-year-old and his mother who lived in Bulgaria.

Crime | May 12, 2015, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgarian Prosecution Suspects KTB Conservators of Deliberate Mismanagement

Sofia City Prosecutor's Office launched on Monday an investigation against the quaestors at the insolvent Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) for deliberate mismanagement.

Crime | May 11, 2015, Monday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1248

Specialized Prosecutor’s Office Resubmits Indictment against Businessman Grisha Ganchev

The Specialized Prosecutor’s Office has for the second time submitted to court an indictment against businessman Grisha Ganchev and nine other people for participation in a criminal group specialized in tax crimes.

Crime | May 11, 2015, Monday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1223

Skopje Court Orders 30-Day Detention for Armed Group Arrested in Kumanovo

A Skopje-based court has ordered 30-day detention for of all of the 30 members of the armed group arrested after Saturday’s police operation in Kumanovo.

Crime | May 11, 2015, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgarian Police Finds New Body Near Pasarel Village

The Bulgarian police found on Friday a new corpse in the lake near the village of Dolni Pasarel, where previously the body of a five-year-old boy had been discovered in a suitcase in March.

Crime | May 8, 2015, Friday // 21:55 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgarian Prosecution Charges Russian with Murder of Child Found in Suitcase

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office charged on Friday the Russian citizen German Kostin with the murder of the five-year-old Nikita Leontyev, whose body was found in a suitcase near the village of Pasarel in March.

Crime | May 8, 2015, Friday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1693

Athens Police Reveals Shocking Details on Ani's Murder Case

The probability for the leftover dead body parts of the murdered 4-year old Ani Borisova to be discovered remains minimal, because of the exceptionally cruel way in which the body has been disposed of.

Crime | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1585

Father of Bulgarian Girl who Disappeared in Greece Admits to Her Murder

The father of Ani Borisova, who went missing in Greek capital Athens on April 21, has confessed he murdered his own daughter, police say.

Crime | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 4549

Missing 4-year-old Bulgarian Girl Was Killed by Her Father – Greek Police

Ana Borisova, the 4-year-old Bulgarian girl who disappeared on April 21 in downtown Athens was murdered, according to Greek police.

Crime | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 07:46 | Viewed: 2267

US Blacklists Two 2012 Bulgaria Bombing Suspects

The United States has put on its terrorism blacklist two men identified as key suspects in the bombing of a bus at Bulgaria’s Burgas in 2012 attributed to Hizbollah organisation.

Crime | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria Midwife Who Wounded Baby Remains in Custody

The Sofia Court of Appeals has ruled that Emiliya Kovacheva, a midwife who beat a 4-day-old baby, is to remain under arrest.

Crime | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 29981

Ex Road Infrastructure Fund Head Fully Acquitted by Sofia City Court

The Sofia City Court has fully acquitted the former Executive Director of the Republican Road Infrastructure Fund, Veselin Georgiev, on charges of an offence concerning his professional conduct.

Crime | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1187

Bulgaria ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker's Undeclared Money Estimated at BGN 7 M

Lawsuits brought by authorities against Bulgarian Parliament ex-Deputy Speaker Hristo Biserov and his stepson will be worth over BGN 7 M, an official has said.

Crime | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian Police Detain Ten Syrian Illegal Migrants, Alleged Trafficker

Bulgarian police detained early on Sunday a group of ten Syrian illegal migrants, as they were traveling through the territory of the district of Stara Zagora.

Crime | April 27, 2015, Monday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1310

Sofia Court Freezes Property of Ex Parliament Deputy Speaker worth over BGN 1M

The Sofia City Court has impounded property worth BGN 1 555 883 owned by former Deputy Speaker of Parliament Hristo Biserov and his stepson, Ivaylo Glavinkov.

Crime | April 27, 2015, Monday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgarian Court Issues 1-Year Prison Sentence for Attempted Arson of Dzhumaya Mosque

Viktor Alexandrov has been sentenced to one year of imprisonment for the attempted arson of the Dzhumaya Mosque in Plovdiv on January 5.

Crime | April 27, 2015, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgaria’s Prosecuting Authority Starts Probe Over Bribe Claims of Defense Minister

Bulgaria’s prosecuting authority is launching an inspection in connection with an interview of Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev in which he states that he has been offered a bribe.

Crime | April 24, 2015, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria Counter-Terrorism Officer Detained at Border with Turkey

A member of Bulgaria's Special Unit for Combating Terrorism (SOBT) has been arrested at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing which leads into Turkey.

Crime | April 24, 2015, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1580