Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has requested a 12-year prison sentence for Evelin Banek, aka Brendo, known as one of Bulgaria's top money launderers and drug smugglers.
Brendo has been in custody on charges of leading organized crime groups, and laundering money from drug trafficking and drug dealing; he is known as Bulgaria's "cocaine king".
According to the prosecutors, Banev and his accomplices – Monika Dobrinova, Desislava Dishlieva, and Simo Karaychev, each of whom can get 6 years in prison – have laundered narcotics and cigarette smuggling money....
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