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Putin Opponent Nikolay Koblyakov Detained in Sofia

Nikolay Koblyakov, described as an opposition-affiliated Russian businessman, has been arrested at Sofia Airport, authorities say.

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Five Sigma Policemen Arrested in Bulgaria's Capital

The chief of the Sigma sub-department at the Sofia Police Directorate (SDVR) has been detained alongside four other policemen from the unit, the website Darinkews.

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Bulgaria's Nat'l Security Agency Seized 130kg of Heroin in H1, 2014

Around 130kg of heroin and 30kg of cocaine were seized in operations of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS) in the first six months of 2014.

Crime | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 531

Tax Crimes in Bulgaria on the Rise

Tax, customs and financial crimes by organised criminal groups in Bulgaria are on the rise, said the Interior Ministry.

Crime | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 558

Prosecution Investigates Disappearance of BGN 180 K From Bank Vault

Sofia regional prosecution investigates the mysterious disappearance of BGN 177 000 from the vault of a Piraeus bank branch in Sofia, reports Sega daily, quoting the prosecution.

Crime | July 26, 2014, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 950

Bulgarian National Security Agency Busts Major Drug Trafficking Group

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security busted a cross-border criminal group involved in the traffic of large quantities of drugs via Turkey and Bulgaria to Western Europe.

Crime | July 25, 2014, Friday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1022

Two Armed Robberies Committed In Sofia Overnight

Two armed robberies were committed in Sofia overnight, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Crime | July 25, 2014, Friday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1116

Hackers Attack European Central Bank's Website

The website of the European Central Bank (ECB) has been hacked, resulting in the theft of email addresses and other contact data.

Crime | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 903

Bulgarian Customs Nab Illicit Cigarettes at Danube Bridge 2

A total of 200,000 cigarettes without Bulgarian excise duty have been confiscated by a mobile team of the customs office in Vidin in a joint operation near Danube Bridge 2.

Crime | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 956

Bulgarian Police Officer Critically Wounded By Mentally Ill Man

A 43-year-old police officer has been critically wounded after a mentally ill man from Bulgaria's Yuper village stabbed him with a knife, the Interior Ministry press office said.

Crime | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 991

28-Year-Old Man Wounded in Shoting in Sofia

A 28-year-old man was shot and wounded in Sofia's Lyulin 4 district.

Crime | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1177

Sofia Central Bus Station Evacuated Over Unattended Luggage

Police have closed off the area around the Central Bus Station in Sofia on Tuesday afternoon, and have evacuated all passengers due to unattended luggage.

Crime | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1261

Balkan Drug Lord Dragoslav Kosmajac Arrested in Montenegro

Balkan drug lord Dragoslav Kosmajac has been arrested in Montenegro's Kotor.

Crime | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1442

Sofia City Court Adjourns First Hearing in Ataka Leader Case

Sofia City Court has adjourned the hearing of the case against nationalist leader Volen Siderov who is accused of hooliganism and infliction of minor injuries to a police officer.

Crime | July 21, 2014, Monday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1091

Ataka Leader Volen Siderov Faces Prosecution Over Hooliganism

Leader of Bulgaria's nationalist party Ataka, Volen Siderov is to face prosecution in a hooliganism and infliction of minor injuries case, Monday.

Crime | July 21, 2014, Monday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1284

Identity of Bulgaria's Sarafovo Bomber Revealed

State Agency for National Security (DANS) has disclosed the name of the man behind a terror attack at the Sarafovo airport that killed six people on July 18, 2012.

Crime | July 18, 2014, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2342

Prosecution Finds 'No Evidence' BGN 206 M Taken from KTB in Sacks

BGN 206 M missing at Bulgaria's CorpBank were not carried out of the bank in cash in the past weeks as previously thought, Sofia Prosecutor's Office announced.

Crime | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1805

French Citizen, Wife, Arrested After Demanding Clarity on KTB Deposits

A French citizen and his Bulgarian wife were arrested in Stara Zagora when they tried to get information on their assets in the Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), reports BNR.

Crime | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2043

Sofia Prosecution Will Not Demand Custody for KTB Chief Executive

The Prosecutor's office has decided not to demand custody for Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) chief executive Orlin Rusev and Chief Cashier Mariya Dimova, Wednesday.

Crime | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1539

Italian Citizen Abducted in Bulgaria's Sofia, Five Detained

Five people, who have abducted an Italian citizen in Bulgaria's Sofia have been arrested on July 10, the press center of the Ministry of Interior said.

Crime | July 15, 2014, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2161

Skimming Devices Smuggling Attempt Prevented at Bulgaria's Border

An attempted smuggling of skimming devices has been prevented at Bulgaria's border checkpoint Vidin - Danube Bridge, the press center of the Interior Ministry said.

Crime | July 15, 2014, Tuesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1989
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