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Police Turns Over 7 Bulgarian Citizens to Greek Authorities

In carrying out European arrest warrants, employees of the directorate International Operational Cooperation have handed over to Greek authorities 7 Bulgarian citizens who were members of an organised criminal group for fraud, announced the Interior Minis

Crime | February 17, 2017, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1768

Two Israelis Detained over Death Case Near Bulgaria's Samokov

Two foreign nationals have been detained over the alleged murder of their compatriot, private broadcaster bTV reports.

Crime | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian Police 'Helping People Smugglers', Migrant Claims

Smugglers who help take migrants from Bulgaria into Serbia are being assisted by Bulgarian police, a migrant has told SkY News.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1935

Mayor of Bulgaria's Galiche Released on Bail

Tsenko Chokov, the controversial mayor of Galiche in northwestern Bulgaria, was released on bail by a court on Monday.

Crime | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 06:55 | Viewed: 1491

Shooting in Sofia Neighborhood Leaves Taxi Driver Wounded

A taxi driver was wounded in the abdomen on Saturday evening after an unknown perpetrator fired at him in the neighborhood of Nadezhda, Sofia.

Crime | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 07:13 | Viewed: 1976

Former Prosecutor Takes Over Sofia Regional Court

Stefan Milev, a former prosecutor, has been appointed as chair of the Sofia Regional Court, Bulgarian media report.

Crime | February 1, 2017, Wednesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 1508

Ex Sofia District Governor Indicted

Prosecutors have filed the indictment of former Sofia District Governor Veselin Penev with charges of abeyance with the Sofia City Court.

Crime | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 07:22 | Viewed: 1742

Bulgarian Police Register More Than 8000 Traffic Offenses in Week

Police registered more than 8000 offenses in just a week, half of them committed in the presence of an officer, the Interior Ministry says.

Crime | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 2566

Ruling Due on Removal of Plovdiv Mayor

The Plovdiv Court of Appeals will sit on Tuesday to rule on the appeal of Ivan Totev, the Mayor of Plovdiv who was suspended last week.

Crime | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1704

Russian Hacker Arrested in Spain

A computer expert considered to be one of the most important hackers in Russia has been detained in Spain.

Crime | January 21, 2017, Saturday // 10:53 | Viewed: 2397

Shooting at Bus in Sofia Breaks Windows, Nobody Hurt

An unknown perpetrator fired shots at a bus moving along Line 76 in Sofia on Monday, police and media report.

Crime | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2724

Bulgaria's Ex-Spy Chief Faces New Embezzlement Charges

A second indictment will be filed on Monday against former Bulgarian intelligence head Kircho Kirov, the prosecution says.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2397

Bulgaria's DefMin Formally Indicted over Abuse of Office

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office says it has filed an indictment against outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev with the court.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2169

Bulgaria Court to Decide on Removing Plovdiv Mayor

The District Court of Plovdiv is to rule on Monday on a request to remove Mayor Ivan Totev from office.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2387

Five Bulgarian Customs Officers to Remain in Custody

The Specialized Criminal Court on Sunday decided to keep five customs officers working at the agency's Varna unit in custody after they had been indicted on corruption charges.

Crime | January 16, 2017, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgaria's IntMin 'Has No Info' on Int'l People Smuggling Ring Busted by Turkey

Outgoing Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said on Sunday she had "no information" when asked to comment on news that Turkish police had gracked down on a massive people smuggling ring.

Crime | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2275

Prosecutor's Office Indicts 5 Varna - West Customs Officers

The Prosecutor’s Office has indicted only five of the 25 customs officers detained on Friday at port Varna – west.

Crime | January 14, 2017, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgarian Court To Decide Fate of Varna-West Customs Officers

It is expected that the court will decide on Saturday how many of the 25 customs officers detained at Varna-west Customs House will be indicted on charges of participating in an organised criminal group for demanding and receiving bribes.

Crime | January 14, 2017, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2328

BGN 700,000 in Bribes Found in Homes of Detained Varna Customs Officers

A total of BGN 700,000 has been discovered in the homes of detained customs officers and employee rooms at Varna Customs Office, reported 24 chasa.

Crime | January 13, 2017, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 2777

20 Customs Officers Arrested at Varna - West

At least 20 customs officers have been arrested at customs check point Varna- west, reported BNR.

Crime | January 13, 2017, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 3332

Three Bulgarian Customs Officers Sentenced for Taking Bribes

More than three years after receiving bribes, three customs officers have been sentenced but at first instance only.

Crime | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2319
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