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US Embassy in Sofia's Ex-Employee Investigated over 'Mafia Links'

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Crime | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 815

Bulgarian Court Overturns Marijuana Grower Acquittal

A second-instance court in Bulgaria has decided to reverse the acquittal of Marin Kalchev, who was earlier tried for owning and growing cannabis at home.

Crime | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 598

Bulgarian Clinic Reportedly Involved in Organ Transplants Ring

A Bulgaria-based clinic was reportedly involved in an illegal organ transplants ring dismantled by Israeli police.

Crime | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 699

Bulgarian Customs Officers Bust Synthetic Drug Trafficking Channel

Bulgarian customs officers at the Danube Bridge border crossing point seized over a kilogram of synthetic drugs worth around BGN 37 000.

Crime | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 483

Bulgaria Is Leader in Skimmer Attacks – Report

Most skimmer attackers in 2013 were from Bulgaria and are getting more technologically advanced, shows a report of Verizon, quoted by Bloomberg.

Crime | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 819

Boss of US ATM Fraud Scheme 'Has Ties to Bulgarian Underworld'

Gheorgui 'Mitsubishi' Martov, the alleged boss of an organized crime group charged with credit card fraud and money laundering in Chicago has ties to organized crime in Bulgaria.

Crime | April 21, 2014, Monday // 21:52 | Viewed: 1262

Prosecutors Look into Minister's French Social Benefits

Bulgaria's Prosecuting Authority has started analyzing documents to find out whether Ivan Danov, the Minister of Investment Planning, has abused the French welfare system.

Crime | April 21, 2014, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1028

Greek Police Seized Fake EUR 50 Banknotes Possibly Printed in Bulgaria

Greek traders warned of fake EUR 50 banknotes which, according to experts, have been printed in Bulgaria.

Crime | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1356

Chief Secretary of Interior: 2 Tonnes of Drugs Seized since January

Two tonnes of drugs have been confiscated in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2014, according to Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov.

Crime | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1456

CEPACA Distrains Property of Nesebar Mayor and Chief Architect

Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity (CEPACA) destrained the property of the Mayor and the Chief Architect of the coast town of Nesebar.

Crime | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1118

Trial Against Bulgaria's ex-IntMin Adjourned Again

Sofia City Court has once again put off the trial against former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, as a juryman was not present.

Crime | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1006

Int'l Police Operation Busts Bulgarian Credit Card Fraud Ring

Three people were arrested in Italy and four in Bulgaria in an operation aimed at intercepting a Bulgarian credit card fraud ring, according to Europol.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgarians Busted for Heroin Traffic in Greece

Six Bulgarian citizens have been arrested in Greece with 50 kg of heroin, part of an alleged drug traffic channel between Turkey and Greece.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1513

IntMin Secretary Warns of Abuse in Sofia Municipality

Sofia Municipality's funds were "diverted" to Matey Boev, also know as one of the "Cocaine Kings", the Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary said Monday.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1420

Police Disarm Barricaded Man in Bulgaria's Cherniche Village

The house of Vasil Mitkov who has barricaded himself in Cherniche, Bulgaria, was stormed by a special police unit who have disarmed the man, Saturday.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2015

Man Barricades Himself in Bulgarian Village, Shoots at Police

Police have surrounded the area near the house of a 40-year-old man who has barricaded himself in a village near Bulgaria's town of Simitli, Friday.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1678

Missing Daughter of Businessman from Bulgaria's Pomorie Found Dead

The eight-year-old daughter of Pomorie-based Bulgarian businessman, Veselin Todorov, who has gone missing on Thursday, was found dead.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2639

Daughter of Alleged Usurer in Bulgaria's Pomorie Feared Abducted

The young daughter of a Pomorie-based Bulgarian businessman, Veselin Todorov, has gone missing and is feared to have been abducted.

Crime | April 11, 2014, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1581

Explosion Near Greek Central Bank Rocks Athens

A car bomb exploded in front of the Central Bank building in Greece's capital Athens.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1648

Sarafovo Suicide Bobmer Reports 'Wrong', Says Chief Prosecutor

Information regarding the suicide bomber who killed five tourists and the Bulgarian bus driver at Burgas Airport is wrong, Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1757

Armed Robbery At a Sofia Gas Station

An armed robbery took place at a gas station in Sofia last night.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1602
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