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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: 728

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: 627

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: 503

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: 1204

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: 1360

Bulgarian Midwife Remains in Detention after Severely Wounding Baby

A midwife at a hospital in Bulgaria's capital Sofia is now under arrest after inflicting grievous bodily harm on a newborn baby this week.

Crime | April 24, 2015, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 2333

Sofia Appellate Court Upholds Judge Chenalova's Release on Bail

The Sofia Appellate Court upheld on Thursday the verdict of the Sofia City Court, which had ruled to release Judge Rumyana Chenalova on bail.

Crime | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 922

Attacker of Bulgarian Politician Ahmed Dogan Conclusively Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years in Prison

Oktay Enimehmedov has been conclusively sentenced to three years and six months of imprisonment over the 2013 attack against Ahmed Dogan, honorary leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party.

Crime | April 20, 2015, Monday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian Police Detains 17 Illegal Immigrants Near Stara Zagora

The Bulgarian police detained seventeen illegal immigrants in the district of Stara Zagora, which is the second case in the region in less than a month.

Crime | April 20, 2015, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1103

General Accused of Malfeasance, Ordered Subordinates to Renovate Dwelling

The Sofia Military District Prosecutor's Office charged Bulgarian Brigadier General Dimitar Shivikov with malfeasance in office for ordering his subordinates to renovate his dwelling.

Crime | April 20, 2015, Monday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1023

Sofia Court Rules Bailout Punishment for Judge Rumyana Chenalova

Sofia City Court has released judge Rumyana Chenalova after a preventative bailout meаsure has been imposed in the sum of BGN 8,000.

Crime | April 17, 2015, Friday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1293

Sofia Court Acquits Sole Defendant in 2013 Illegal Ballot Papers Case

The Sofia City Court has acquitted Rosen Zhelyazkov, the sole defendant in the case for the illegal ballot papers discovered on the eve of the early elections on May 12, 2013.

Crime | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1070

Bulgaria to Set up Anti-Smugglling Coordination Center

Six entities will pool efforts in the fight against smuggling and control over the movement of high-risk goods and cargo, according to a decision adopted by the Bulgarian government on Wednesday.

Crime | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1244

Judge Rumyana Chenalova Detained for 72 Hours

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has announced that judge Rumyana Chenalova, who has been sought nationwide since Tuesday noon, is now in custody.

Crime | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 23:22 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgaria Detains Romanian National Trying to Smugge 0.5 Kg Heroin

Bulgarian authorities have thwarted an attempt by a Romanian woman to smuggle about half a kilogramme of heroin through Kapitan Andreevo crossing at the border with Turkey.

Crime | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgarian Authorities Launch Nationwide Search for Judge Rumyana Chenalova

Bulgarian authorities are searching nationwide for Judge Rumyana Chenalova, who has been temporarily removed from office due to ongoing disciplinary proceedings against her.

Crime | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1460

Bulgarian Customs Officers, Police Officer, Forwarding Co CEO Charged with Cigarette Smuggling

The Plovdiv District Prosecutor’s Office has charged five people, including two customs officers, a Border Police officer, a manager of a freight forwarding company and an employee of the company, with cigarette smuggling.

Crime | April 12, 2015, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 4023

Arrests of Jihadists in Bulgaria Prevented Terrorist Attack in Spain

The arrests of three Jihadists in Bulgaria at the end of 2014 have prevented a planned terrorist attack of Islamic State (IS) in Spain.

Crime | April 11, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgarian Hacker Arrested in the Philippines

A Bulgarian hacker has been arrested in the Philippines and has been accused of cyber crimes, including a million-dollar fraud of money belonging to Microsoft's founder Bill Gates.

Crime | April 10, 2015, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2500

Bulgaria Prosecution Indicts ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker Hristo Biserov

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has submitted an indictment against former Deputy Parliament Speaker Hristo Biserov.

Crime | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1367

Former Deputy Governor of BNB Charged with Abuse of Office Over KTB

Bulgarian prosecutors have brought criminal charges against a former senior BNB official for suspected failure to exercise proper control over operations of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Crime | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1384