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Bulgaria: Bitcoin Farm in Kyustendil Stole Electricity for BGN 2.5 Million

Two men detained for 24 hours

Crime | August 13, 2020, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 9455

20 People Arrested Near Sofia for Migrant Trafficking

About 20 people were detained during a specialized operation near Sofia.

Crime | August 12, 2020, Wednesday // 00:29 | Viewed: 6398

The Netherlands’s Largest Drug Lab Was Busted

Dutch police have dismantled what they describe as the biggest cocaine laboratory ever discovered in the Netherlands — hidden at a former horse riding school — and arrested a total of 17 people from Colombia, Turkey and the Netherlands, AP Europe has repo

Crime | August 11, 2020, Tuesday // 23:44 | Viewed: 5655

15-Year Old Girl Detained for Phone Fraud in Bulgaria

A 41-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl were detained for telephone fraud after joint actions of officers from the General Directorate of the National Police and their colleagues from the regional directorates of the Ministry of Interior in Stara Zagora

Crime | August 11, 2020, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 7039

17kg of Heroin Found in a Bulgarian Citizen's Car

At around 8 am on August 9, 2020, on the Danube bridge Vidin - Calafat, a mobile team of customs officers from the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation stopped a Citroen car for inspection.

Crime | August 11, 2020, Tuesday // 03:16 | Viewed: 5572

Bulgaria: Two Women from Berkovtsa in Court for Arranging the Marraige of Under-Aged Teens

The district court in Berkovitsa has imposed a fine of BGN 1,000 on two women from the city of Varshets because, in violation of the law, they arranged the marraige of an under-aged boy and a girl, the Montana Court announced.

Crime | August 11, 2020, Tuesday // 02:53 | Viewed: 6745

Bulgarian Citizen Was Detained for Migrant Smuggling in Slovenia

Slovenian authorities have detained a Bulgarian citizen who was driving a van in which 43 illegal migrants were found.

Crime | August 11, 2020, Tuesday // 00:55 | Viewed: 5862

Six People Are Accused of Tax Crimes in the Trade of Imported Drugs

Six people are accused of tax crimes in the trade of expensive drugs, mostly coming from the UK, according to the Prosecutor's Office.

Crime | August 8, 2020, Saturday // 02:34 | Viewed: 5269

Cat Smuggled Heroin into Prison in Sri Lanka And When Detained - Escapes

A prison official later said that the cat "had not escaped or gone missing" and was later found roaming near the prison's ration room.

Crime | August 8, 2020, Saturday // 01:54 | Viewed: 6602

Alleged Gang Sexual Assault in a 5-Star Hotel in Egypt

Egypt's public prosecutor said Wednesday it has ordered an investigation into a gang rape allegation at a luxury hotel in Cairo in 2014 that surfaced on social media last month.

Crime | August 8, 2020, Saturday // 01:33 | Viewed: 6071

9 People Involved in a Criminal Group for Illegal Extraction and Sale of Wood Have Been Detained

The prosecutor's office is investigating an organized criminal group for illegal extraction, transportation and sale of wood the state prosecution said.

Crime | August 6, 2020, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 5930

29-year-old Man Shot Near Sofia After a Car Race

A 29-year-old man was shot after a car race near the village of Petarch.

Crime | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 22:45 | Viewed: 4931

40 kg of Radioactive Blueberries From Chernobyl Were Seized by Ukrainian Border Patrol

Ukrainian border patrol personnel seized up to 40 kilograms (88 Pounds) of radioactive blueberries from two men in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the country's State Border Guard Service said on Sunday.

Crime | August 4, 2020, Tuesday // 01:27 | Viewed: 10374

Light Aircraft Overloaded With Cocaine Crashed on Take-Off on its Way to Australia

A light aircraft overloaded with cocaine crashed on take-off on its way to Australia, police said on Saturday, exposing a Melbourne-based crime syndicate and leading to the arrest of five men with alleged links to the Italian mafia.

Crime | August 1, 2020, Saturday // 20:30 | Viewed: 4591

Bulgaria: Large Drug Lab in Yambol Discovered During a Police Operation

A large drug laboratory in Yambol was broken down during an operation by the prosecutor's office and the police.

Crime | July 31, 2020, Friday // 22:31 | Viewed: 5979

Man Was Stabbed Near the National Theater

Police are investigating an incident near the “Ivan Vazov" National Theater in Sofia.

Crime | July 29, 2020, Wednesday // 22:08 | Viewed: 3324

Bulgarian Businessman Atanas Bobokov Will Remain in Custody

Businessman Atanas Bobokov will remain in custody.

Crime | July 27, 2020, Monday // 23:59 | Viewed: 4554

Bulgaria: Man from Stara Zagora Making Forgeries of Archeological Objects was Detained

A 50-year-old man from Stara Zagora was detained during a specialized police operation to intercept, detect and document crimes related to the falsification of archaeological objects and trafficking with them.

Crime | July 27, 2020, Monday // 23:50 | Viewed: 3526

Bulgaria: Murdered Man Found in the Sea Near a Beach in Varna

The body of a man was taken out of the sea near the beach “Purva Buna” in Varna.

Crime | July 21, 2020, Tuesday // 23:50 | Viewed: 5890

Bulgaria: The Specialized Prosecutor's Office Detains People Close to Bozhkov

A large-scale operation by the Specialized Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Interior started early this morning in Sofia.

Crime | July 21, 2020, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 4905

NCSC: Russian Spies Are Trying to Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Researches

Russian spies are targeting organisations trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine in the UK, US and Canada, security services have warned.

Crime | July 17, 2020, Friday // 16:31 | Viewed: 4579
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