Crime

3460 Vehicles Were Stolen in Bulgaria in 2015

A total of 3460 vehicles were stolen in Bulgaria last year, the Sofia Directorate of the Interior Ministry announced on Friday.

Crime | February 5, 2016, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgarian Authorities Bust Migrant Smuggling Ring

The Bulgarian authorities have cracked down on a organized crime group dealing in bringing in illegal migrants into the country and smuggling them to Western Europe, the Ministry of the Interior announced on Wednesday.

Crime | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria Reveals Names of Suspected Attackers of Alexei Petrov

Four Ukrainian nationals have been charged with last year's attempted murder of Alexei Petrov, a former employee of Bulgaria’s domestic security service DANS.

Crime | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1309

Crime Rate in Bulgaria Decreased by 4.5 % in 2015 - Interior Minister

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova stated on Wednesday that the number of registered crimes had decreased by 4.

Crime | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 994

Bulgarian Captain 'Found Dead' near Vienna

The lifeless body of a Bulgarian national has been found in the Danube river near Vienna, an Austrian daily writes.

Crime | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria Police Arrest Alleged Mastermind of Attack on Ex-Security Agent

A Ukrainian citizen has been detained in Bulgaria who the prosecution believes to have masterminded the attack against former security agent Alexei Petrov, the Bulgarian National Television has said.

Crime | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgarian Authorities Detain 34 Illegal Immigrants Across Country

Bulgarian border police detained 34 illegal immigrants in three operations across the country on Saturday.

Crime | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria Police 'Handles Only Small Part of Reported Crimes'

Less than a third of reported crime cases are solved on an annual basis, a former Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's Interior Minstry has said.

Crime | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1357

Bulgaria Police Detain Jordan, Syria Nationals in Amphetamine Bust

Bulgarian police have seized 108 kg of amphetamine and arrested nine people, including two Jordanians and a Syrian national, suspected of involvement in illicit drugs trade.

Crime | January 29, 2016, Friday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1804

Bomb Explodes Near Pharmacy in Bulgaria's Burgas

A bomb exploded near a pharmacy located in a block of flats in the Bulgarian city of Burgas overnight.

Crime | January 29, 2016, Friday // 08:43 | Viewed: 2279

Bulgaria 'Still Prime Source of Human Trafficking'

Bulgaria has been a main source of people forcefully taken to Western Europe between 2011 and 2014, a report unveiled by the Council of Europe says, cited by Dnevnik.

Crime | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 08:51 | Viewed: 2395

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Discusses White-Collar Crime with FBI Agent

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has met with FBI special agent Davon Mahoney, who works on cases of foreign corruption practices, the prosecuting authority has said.

Crime | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgarian Customs Seize 6.3 Kg Cocaine, 256 kg Heroin in 2015

Cocaine hidden in bottles of wine, deodorant flasks and mobile phone chargers were discovered during customs checks at Bulgaria’s borders last year, Dnevnik daily reported on Tuesday.

Crime | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1520

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Acquitted of All Charges

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been acquitted of all three charges against him.

Crime | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1265

Defendants in Vratsa Murder Case Released on Bail

The Sofia Court of Appeals has decided to release on bail two brothers who beat to death 18-year-old Todor Yordanov in broad daylight in the northwestern town of Vratsa.

Crime | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1264

Plovdiv Court to Sit on Strelcha Mayor Case after 15 Judges Withdraw

The district court in Bulgaria's second-biggest city Plovdiv is to launch the case against Ivan Evstatiev, the mayor of the town of Strelcha who is facing rape charges.

Crime | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Prosecution to Investigate Bribe Allegations in Sale of Fertiliser Plant

The Bulgarian prosecutor's office will investigate allegations of bribery in the attempted sale of the bankrupt Chimco Vratsa fertiliser plant.

Crime | January 25, 2016, Monday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgarian Police Detain 16 Illegal Migrants in Pazardzhik Region

Police have apprehended 16 illegal migrants near the village of Gelemenovo, in Pazardhik Region, in southern Bulgaria, local media reported on Sunday.

Crime | January 24, 2016, Sunday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1646

Bank Robbery Takes Place in Bulgaria's Burgas

A bank robbery had taken place in the Bulgarian city of Burgas overnight.

Crime | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 2253

Bulgaria Indicts Two for 2012 Sarafovo Airport Bomb Attack

The Bulgarian prosecuting authorities have indicted Canadian citizen Hassan el Hajj Hassan and Australian national Meliad Farah on terrorism charges in connection with the the deadly bombing at Burgas Sarafovo Airport in 2012, 24 Chasa daily reported on F

Crime | January 22, 2016, Friday // 20:57 | Viewed: 1845

Businessman Shot in Bulgaria's Vratsa

Businessman Krasimir Nikolov was shot in front of his home in the town of Vratsa on Thursday night.

Crime | January 22, 2016, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2203