Bulgarian, French Cannabis Growers Seized in Cyprus

Cypriot police has arrested a Bulgarian and a Frenchman found to grow cannabis to the south-east parts of the island.

Crime | May 7, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Two Injured in Armed Robbery on Bulgarian Lotto

Two people were injured Sunday in an armed robbery from a cash-in stand in Sofia.

Crime | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Italians Handcuffed for Trafficking on Bulgarian Immigrants

Italian police have handcuffed two Italians suspected in human trafficking and exploitation of Bulgarian emigrants.

Crime | May 6, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria Goes After Video, Music Piracy

Bulgaria's office for fighting organized crime has launched raids against Internet users, who illegally download and distribute audio and video files, media reported. As part of the special operation, three men were arrested in Sofia on Wednesday, and po

Crime | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1686

Bulgaria Foils BGN 80,000 Worth Cigarette Contraband

Bulgarian customs officers foiled an attempt for cigarettes smuggling worth BGN 80,000 at the Gyueshevo border checkpoint.

Crime | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1184

Court Postpones Bulgarian Underworld Bosses Trial

Sofia City Court postponed for June 8 the trial against underworld bosses Krassimir and Nikolay Marinovi - the Marguins and five more people. The two Marguins and their accomplices are charged with plotting three murders and arms possession.

Crime | May 5, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1329

Fire Burst at Sofia Marketplace

Flames have burst near a Sofia marketplace, witnesses alerted Sofia News Agency. Eye-witnesses say that it looks like one of the stands at the marketplace in the capital's eastern "Musagenitsa" district is ablaze.

Crime | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

Stolen Traffic Light Delays Trains in Bulgaria

A stolen traffic light caused a delay in the schedule of all the trains that pass through the country's Iskar station in Sofia.

Crime | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 788

Bulgarian Baby-Seller Caught in Greece

The Greek police have arrested a Bulgarian woman trying to sell her baby for EUR 18 000. The woman, aged 32, was accompanied by a local midwife when they tried to sell the newborn to undercover officers.

Crime | May 4, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 846

Dolphin Death Toll near Bulgaria's Coast Up

Another 17 dead dolphins were found on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. Seven dead dolphins were discovered at Shabla's beach, five of the friendly mammals were found near the village of Kripets and 5 at Durankulak's beach.

Crime | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgaria's Interior Registers Crime Decrease in 2005

The number of crimes committed in Bulgaria in 2005 has decreased, going down twice over 2001-2004, a survey shows. The report of the Centre for Democracy Study called "Crime tendencies in Bulgaria - police statistics" was presented during the open sessio

Crime | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Union Leader's Son Arrested in Bulgaria for Fornication

The son of a union leader in the south-western city of Blagoervgrad has been arrested for fornication, media reported. Twntey-year-old Ivan Marchev, son of the local "Podkrepa" labour union Dimitar Marchev was apprehended with his friend Alexander Bumbar

Crime | May 3, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1209

Sofia Teen Attacked at Bus Stop

A teenage girl, 17, was attacked by a woman at a Sofia bus stop Tuesday, media reported. The assaulter, aged around 30, stabbed the teen with a knife.

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Dolphin Death Toll in Bulgaria Increases

A total of 12 dead dolphins had washed ashore along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast on Tuesday. After reports that three dead dolphins had been found at the northern seaside, media now reported that more drowned dolphins had been discovered, bringing the deat

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

Fake Bomb Alert Closes Sofia Blvd

A stylish purse left unattended triggered a fake bomb alert closing an underpass at a much visited Sofia boulevard.

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Bulgarian Suicides in Church

A Bulgarian man has committed suicide inside a church, after praying for about an hour. Several nuns at the church of the St.

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1031

Car Hits Child in Bulgarian Schoolyard

An eleven-year-old was hit by a car in a schoolyard in Sofia's Lyulin district, media reported. Reports say that the kid had suffered a broken leg and was taken to the hospital.

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

3 Dead Dolphins Found on Bulgarian Shore

Another three dead dolphins were found on the northern Bulgarian Black Sea coast. The dolphins were found Monday near the village of Bliznatsi and the Chernomorets hut.

Crime | May 2, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgarian Reportedly Shot in Rome

Police suspects blackmailing as the reason for the shooting of a young Bulgarian national in Rome, reports say.

Crime | May 1, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgarians Stole Millions from EU Funds

Bulgarians have cheated the European Union's pre-accession programmes with EUR 9 M, the Interior Ministry revealed. Minister Rumen Petkov was talking about cases of siphoning cash from SAPARD and PHARE.

Crime | April 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

Bulgarian Hospitals "Misused Money"

Hospitals in five Bulgarian cities have cheated the state's Healthcare Fund, officials said during a conference Saturday. Health centers in Sofia, Smolyan, Targovishte, Gabrovo and Pazardzhik will face checks by the economic police and the prosecution.

Crime | April 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 782
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