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: 1697

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: 1528

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: 1395

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: 1561

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: 1079

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: 1462

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: 1270

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: 1552

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: 2031

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: 2479

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: 1609

Plovdiv Mayor Indicted over Abuse of Office

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has slapped the mayor of Plovdiv with an indictment on charges of abuse of office that allegedly inflicted BGN 1 M in damage on municipal coffers.

Crime | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1917

Mayor of Bulgaria's Galiche Placed under House Arrest

A court ruled on Monday the mayor of Galiche village, Tsenko Chokov, is to be released from custody and placed under house arrest for health reasons.

Crime | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Summoned to Sofia Investigation Office

Outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev received a new summons to the Sofia Investigation Office late in December, his institution says.

Crime | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgarian Ex-FinMin to Be Formally Indcited on Wednesday

Former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has contacted the prosecution after reports he is facing an indictment over the sale of state-owned assets in an energy company in 2011, authorities say.

Crime | January 4, 2017, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgaria May Launch Nationwide Search for Ex-FinMin Facing Indictment

Former Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov will also be indicted over a deal he oversaw that involved the sale of state-owned shares in an electricity distribution company, officials say.

Crime | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarian Police Detain 26 Migrants Leaving Country

Twenty-six irregular migrants have been arrested on their way out of Bulgaria, border police say.

Crime | January 1, 2017, Sunday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2176

Romanian Police Find 48 Migrants on Truck with Bulgarian Driver

Romanian police discovered 48 Iraqi migrants in a truck at the border with Bulgaria, AP reports.

Crime | December 31, 2016, Saturday // 16:12 | Viewed: 2483

Greece Detains 2 Bulgarian Nationals over People Smuggling

Two Bulgarian nationals were arrested on Thursday in northern Greece after police discovered 26 migrants in a truck, daily newspaper 24 Chasa says citing Greek media.

Crime | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2119

Dutch Woman Detained Entering Bulgaria on Terror Charges

A 33-year-old Dutch national was arrested while on her entry into Bulgaria on Wednesday, prosecutors say.

Crime | December 23, 2016, Friday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3445

'Arab' Teenager Stabbed in Downtown Sofia Mall

A 19-year-old has been stabbed by guards in a shopping mall in central Sofia, police say.

Crime | December 23, 2016, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2573
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