Sofia City Court Acquits Ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker of all Charges

Sofia City Court (SGS) acquitted the former deputy speaker of the Bulgarian parliament, Hristo Biserov, of all three charges brought against him on Tuesday.

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Bulgarian Prosecution Demands Four Years in Prison for Ex-Deputy Parliament Speaker

The Bulgarian prosecutor's office demanded on Monday a four-year imprisonment for the former deputy speaker of parliament Hristo Biserov.

Crime | November 30, 2015, Monday // 20:50 | Viewed: 982

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Submits New Request to Lift Nationalist Leader's Immunity

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has submitted to Parliament two new requests to lift the immunity of nationalist leader Volen Siderov, Tsatsarov's press office has said.

Crime | November 30, 2015, Monday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgarian Police Bust Crime Group Making Fake Passports for Migrants

Bulgarian police have arrested five people on charges of making fake identity documents, including passports for illegal migrants crossing the country, BGNES reported on Saturday.

Crime | November 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2140

Bomb Threats Close All Banks in Bulgaria's Razgrad

All banks in the Bulgarian town of Razgrad were closed on Thursday morning due to two anonymous bomb threats.

Crime | November 26, 2015, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1841

Embezzelement Trial against Bulgarian Consultancy Head Suspended

Bulgaria's prosecuting authority has suspended the case against Bogomil Manchev, the head of Risk Engineering consultancy, two years after the case was launched.

Crime | November 23, 2015, Monday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1576

Man Who Joked about Bomb on Polish Plane Released on Bail

A Bulgarian court has released on a BGN 5000 bail a Polish citizen who falsely alerted the crew of an Egypt-bound plane of a bomb installed in the aircraft and prompted an emergency landing.

Crime | November 22, 2015, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgaria Court to Decide on Arrest of Polish Man over Plane Bomb 'Joke'

The district court of Burgas is to decide whether to leave in custody a Polish citizen who falsely alerted the crew of an Egypt-bound plane of a bomb installed in the aircraft and prompted an emergency landing.

Crime | November 22, 2015, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1852

EU Sofia Heating Utility Boss Gets Final 3-Year Sentence

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has sentenced  the former director of heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia Valentin Dimitrov to three years' imprisonment.

Crime | November 19, 2015, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1618

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Dismissed

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) of Bulgaria has decided to dismiss Rumyana Chenalova, a Bulgarian judge with three counts of disciplinary action and charges of malfeasance and document abuse.

Crime | November 19, 2015, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1608

Controversial Bulgarian Judge Summoned for 2nd Indictment

Rumyana Chenalova, a controversial judge charged with malfeasance and document fraud, is to be handed a second indictment on Wednesday, Bulgarian media outlets report.

Crime | November 18, 2015, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgarian Authorities Order Detention of Nationalist Leader Siderov

Sofia investigative officials have ordered the detention of Ataka party leader Volen Siderov, the prosecution has announced.

Crime | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader, MP to Be Arrested Tuesday

Volen Siderov, the leader of nationalist Ataka party, and MP Desislav Chukolov, are to appear before the Sofia investigation office on Tuesday after having been summoned at the request of prosecutors.

Crime | November 17, 2015, Tuesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1814

Fight Between Migrants in Downtown Sofia Leaves One Iraqi Injured

One man was injured after a fight between two groups of Iraqi Kurds had taken place at a bar located on the Marie Louise boulevard in downtown Sofia on Wednesday evening.

Crime | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 2547

Bulgarian Prosecution to Demand Permanent Arrest for Two Nationalist MPs

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office will demand a permanent arrest for the two nationalist Ataka MPs, who are accused of hooliganism.

Crime | November 12, 2015, Thursday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1793

Bulgarian Parliament Backs Detention of Two Nationalist Ataka MPs

The Bulgarian parliament voted on Wednesday in favour of the detention of two nationalist Ataka MPs, who are being investigated for their alleged participation in three incidents in downtown Sofia.

Crime | November 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1660

Hungary Takes Over Migrant Truck Deaths Investigation

Hungary has agreed to take over from Austria the investigation into the death of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck near the Austria-Hungary border.

Crime | November 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1738

Australia Police Arrest Two for Alleged Transfers of Stolen Money to Bulgaria

Australian police have arrested two alleged members of a trans-national organised crime group that funnelled money stolen from automatic teller machines (ATMs) across Australia to Bulgaria, The Guardian reported on Monday.

Crime | November 2, 2015, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2898

Bulgaria Police Find 129 Migrants in Refrigerated Truck

Bulgarian border police officers have discovered 129 migrants in a refrigerated truck at the Kapitan Andreevo crossing at the Bulgaria-Turkey border.

Crime | November 1, 2015, Sunday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2425

Bulgaria Police Find Grenade Launchers Used in Sofia Attack

Police in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have found the two grenade launchers used in a Friday attack on a former counter-intelligence agent, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry has said.

Crime | October 30, 2015, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2660

Bulgaria Orders Expulsion of Five Foreigners Detained for Human Smuggling

Bulgaria has ordered the expulsion of five foreigners, who were detained during a joint operation of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the Interior Ministry against human smuggling on October 23.

Crime | October 29, 2015, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 2407