Crime

Bulgaria's Domestic Violence Statistics: 80% Male Perpetrators, 20% Female

In Bulgaria, a stark reality persists regarding domestic violence, as highlighted by Assoc. Dr. Aleksey Pamporov from the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Crime | April 19, 2024, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1715

Ukrainian Woman Detained in Sunny Beach After Attempted Bribery of Police Officers

Bulgarian authorities found themselves grappling with a peculiar case involving a 60-year-old Ukrainian woman

Crime | April 18, 2024, Thursday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2435

New Campaign: Letters from Victims' Relatives to Road Offenders Alongside Speeding Tickets

In a pioneering initiative to address road safety, a new campaign will see road offenders receiving letters from relatives of those who lost their lives in accidents

Crime | April 17, 2024, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2137

Counterfeit Banknotes Surge in Bulgaria, Highest Since 2007

Bulgaria is grappling with a sharp increase in counterfeit currency, with the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) reporting a concerning surge in fake banknotes, particularly those of 100 BGN denominations

Crime | April 16, 2024, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 2731

Grim Discovery in Sofia's Zapaden Park: Body Found with Hands Tied

In a chilling turn of events, the lifeless body of a man was discovered in Sofia's "Zapaden Park" yesterday, as reported by NovaTV

Crime | April 16, 2024, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2698

Cherven Bryag Tragedy: Man Kills Woman, Commits Suicide

In a tragic turn of events, a 57-year-old man fatally assaulted a 42-year-old woman in her Cherven Bryag home before taking his own life in another residence

Crime | April 10, 2024, Wednesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgarian Man Arrested for Attempting to Bribe Traffic Police with BGN 20

In Stara Zagora, Bulgarian authorities apprehended a 35-year-old man who attempted to bribe traffic police with a BGN 20 banknote

Crime | April 10, 2024, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 3280

Bulgarian Gang Accused of 50 Million Pound Welfare Fraud in UK

An organized criminal group comprising Bulgarian citizens has been implicated in what authorities describe as the largest welfare fraud scheme in the legal history of Great Britain

Crime | April 10, 2024, Wednesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 5776

Royal DUI Fallout: Princess Kalina Sentenced to Probation and Heavy Fine

In a legal verdict that has garnered significant attention, Princess Kalina Saxe-Coburg-Gotha of Bulgaria has been sentenced to eight months of probation for driving under the influence of alcohol

Crime | April 9, 2024, Tuesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2700

Bulgarian Teens Arrested for Homeless Man's Murder in Germany

In a shocking turn of events, a group of Bulgarian teenagers has been apprehended in connection with the brutal murder of a homeless man at the main train station in Dortmund, Germany

Crime | April 6, 2024, Saturday // 06:46 | Viewed: 4749

Bulgaria: Customs Agency Head Petya Bankova Accused of Involvement in Organized Crime Group

The head of Bulgaria's "Customs" agency, Petya Bankova, faces charges of participating in an organized criminal group (OCG), according to her lawyer Adelina Natina

Crime | April 4, 2024, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 5214

Bulgarian Woman Sentenced to Four Years in OneCoin Crypto Fraud

A Bulgarian woman, Irina Dilkinska, has been handed a four-year prison sentence for her involvement in a large-scale fraud scheme orchestrated by the cryptocurrency company OneCoin.

Crime | April 4, 2024, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 3084

End of Investigation: Indictment Pending for Gambling Mogul Vasil Bojkov

The long-awaited conclusion of the investigation into gambling mogul and oligarch Vasil Bojkov has been announced by the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday

Crime | April 3, 2024, Wednesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2636

State Agency for National Security Conducts Major Operation In Sofia

A significant operation led by the State Agency for National Security (DANS) and the Anti-Corruption Commission is currently underway across Sofia and the country

Crime | April 3, 2024, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3215

Police Detain Six Foreigners in Overnight Operation at Refugee Centers in Sofia

A recent police operation conducted in refugee centers across Sofia resulted in the detention of six foreigners, as announced by the Ministry of the Interior

Crime | March 29, 2024, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2661

Bulgarian Parliament Votes to Increase Police Presence at Migrant and Refugee Centers

In a decisive move, the Bulgarian Parliament has approved a measure to bolster security at all centers for migrants and refugees under the jurisdiction of the State Agency for Refugees.

Crime | March 28, 2024, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2794

Reward Of 50,000 BGN For Locating Missing Ivana from Dupnitsa

Ivana, a 17-year-old from Dupnitsa, has been missing for over a month now, vanishing on February 22 after leaving school without her phone

Crime | March 28, 2024, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2995

Trafficked and Tortured: Bulgarian Women's Nightmare in Italian Prostitution Network

Reports from Italian authorities detail a horrifying ordeal where victims were subjected to physical violence and coercion, painting a grim picture of human trafficking and exploitation

Crime | March 28, 2024, Thursday // 09:16 | Viewed: 3019

Massive Cocaine Seizure: 170 kg Discovered in Bananas at Port of Burgas

170 kilograms of cocaine were found concealed within a shipment of bananas at the Burgas city's port

Crime | March 26, 2024, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3416

Two Bulgarian Officers Arrested for Bribery at Gyueshevo Border Crossing

In a recent operation organized by The Directorate-General for Border Police, a significant development unfolded late on March 23 at the Gyueshevo border crossing

Crime | March 25, 2024, Monday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2992

Bulgarian Defendants Deny Espionage Charges in UK Court Appearance

At the Old Bailey court, five out of the six Bulgarians accused of espionage in the United Kingdom pleaded not guilty to charges of participating in a spy network allegedly operating on behalf of Russia

Crime | March 22, 2024, Friday // 17:15 | Viewed: 3275
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