Bulgaria's Security Agency Claims Success after Dismissing 600

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Security Agency Claims Success after Dismissing 600 Bulgaria's National State Security Agency (DANS) has annoucned its success in various spheres for the first six months of 2010. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria's National State Security Agency (DANS) has announced its success for the first half of 2010 and the dismissal of 600 employees.

“The achievement of better results is in direct proportion to the personnel policy of the agency and the optimization of the staff,” DANS has reported.

The agency has states it had biggest achievements in the spheres of energy, insurance and bank system, customs, taxes, investment and infrastructure projects, products and technologies with possible dual use, money laundering, judicial system, illegal manufacturing and distribution of weapons and international terrorism.

The report also acknowledges the good cooperation with other state institutions and points out that the result of this is the termination of the criminal activity on 322 cases during the first six months of 2010, in comparison to 376 case for the whole 2009.

According to data from DANS, the seized property and equipment in the period 2009 – 2010 amounted to BGN 80 M. They have also managed to prevent schemes for robbing the state of BGN 200 M.

DANS has also managed to stop international channels for money laundering of more than BGN 1 B. Narcotic substances worth BGN 67 M have also been seized by the agency.

On Monday, DANS announced its decision to sue the conservative party “Order, Law and Justice” (RZS) over defamation.

The agency has announced its decision to approach the Prosecution's Office with respect to the RZS statement on Sunday that DANS has been dismissing qualified employees and hiring politicians' and magistrates' relatives as agents instead.

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CJB - 20 Jul 2010 // 08:41:56

"The agency has states it had biggest achievements in the spheres of energy, insurance and bank system, customs, taxes, investment and infrastructure projects, products and technologies with possible dual use, money laundering, judicial system, illegal manufacturing and distribution of weapons and international terrorism."

Wow, that's most of the BG economy. Are they fighting crime in these areas, or just doing "business" there? It is not quite clear from this statement...

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