Crime

Head of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad Charged with Bribery and Influence Peddling

The Chairman of the Agency for Bulgarians Abroad is accused of leading an organised criminal group, bribery and trading in influence, prosecutor Angel Kanev who oversees the investigation said at a briefing, Focus News Agency reports.

Crime | November 1, 2018, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 5404

Huge Drug Factory with a Record Amount of Cannabis Was Found in Pomorie

Police in Pomorie found a drug factory with a record amount of cannabis.

Crime | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2757

A Man Killed his Girlfriend in Sofia, Shot his Child and Himself

A man killed his girlfriend in Sofia, shot his child and himself near Gorni Bogrov late last night, the one-year-old girl died in a hospital.

Crime | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2854

BBC: Bulgaria 'Smashes Fake Passport Scam'

Prosecutors in Bulgaria say they have smashed a passport scam which saw thousands fraudulently acquire Bulgarian citizenship - and with it, the right to travel and work throughout the European Union, reports BBC News.

Crime | October 30, 2018, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 2880

Synagogue Gunman Kills 11 in America's Worst Anti-Semitic Attack

A gunman faces 29 charges of violent crimes after opening fire during a baby-naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, killing 11 people and injuring six in the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in recent US history, reports AFP.

Crime | October 28, 2018, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2684

Bulgarian Businessman Nikolai Banev and his Wife Detained in France

The businessman Nikolai Banev and his wife Evgenia were detained in France with a European arrest warrant.

Crime | October 27, 2018, Saturday // 10:01 | Viewed: 6022

Spanish Police Seize 1,400 kilos of Cocaine from a Boat, Bulgarian Among Detained

SPAIN’S National Police force has seized a tugboat found to be transporting 1,400 kilos of cocaine while sailing in waters near the Canary Islands, reports EuroweeklyNews.

Crime | October 24, 2018, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 4855

Two Bulgarians Jailed on Charges Related to Armed Robberies in Malta

A man has been jailed for armed robbery after he admitted to robbing two shops at gunpoint.

Crime | October 24, 2018, Wednesday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2680

Escaped Prisoner Attacks Istanbul Butcher Shop, Injures 11 People

An escaped prisoner has stabbed nearly a dozen people in Kadikoy, a neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey.

Crime | October 23, 2018, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgarian Police Busted the Biggest Fake Money Printing Factory for the Past 11 Years

Bulgaria’s Specialised Prosecutor's Office and the Directorate for Combating Organized Crime disrupted a fake money printing factory, located in the basement of a hotel in Bulgaria’s seaside resort of Sunny Beach.

Crime | October 23, 2018, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 7412

The Suspect for the Murder of Journalist Viktoria Marinova Remains in Custody

The court ruled to remand Severin Krassimirov, the suspect for the murder of the Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova.

Crime | October 19, 2018, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3409

Suspect In Murder Of Bulgarian Journalist Extradited To Sofia From Germany

A man suspected of raping and murdering Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova was extradited from Germany to Bulgaria on October 17, officials say.

Crime | October 18, 2018, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2744

Crimea Attack: Gun Attack at Kerch College Kills 19

At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.

Crime | October 18, 2018, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1950

Cologne Hostage Taker ‘Under Control,’ One Woman Slightly Injured

Following an hours-long standoff, German police have finally apprehended an assailant who took a woman hostage near Cologne central station.

Crime | October 16, 2018, Tuesday // 06:35 | Viewed: 2268

Journalist Viktoria Marinova's Murder Suspect Partially Admits Guilt

Severin Krassimirov, the suspect for journalist Viktoria Marinova's murder has partially admitted his guilt before the German judicial authorities, reports BNT.

Crime | October 13, 2018, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 3403

AFP: Germany to Extradite Suspect in Bulgarian Journalist Killing 'Soon'

A German court said Friday that a man suspected of the rape and murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova would be extradited to Bulgaria in the coming days, reports AFP.

Crime | October 12, 2018, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3450

Africa's Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped in Tanzania

Police have mobilized across Tanzania to search for a man described as Africa's youngest billionaire after he was kidnapped by gunmen Thursday morning in the nation's capital, Dar es Salaam.

Crime | October 12, 2018, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2089

Seven People were Detained in Attempt to Sell Unique Gold Artifacts Found in Bulgaria

Seven people were detained in a joint operation by the specialised prosecutor’s office, the Directorate for Combatting Organised Crime and the State Agency for National Security (SANS).

Crime | October 12, 2018, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 6658

Bulgarian Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison in the Czech Republic after Threats to Pakistan About Terrorist Attacks

A 21-year-old Bulgarian was sentenced to 40 months in prison in the Czech Republic because he threatened Pakistan with terrorist attacks if they did not release a Czech girl arrested for possession of drugs, AFP reported.

Crime | October 11, 2018, Thursday // 07:42 | Viewed: 3121

PM Borisov Meets with Ambassadors on Murder in Ruse

Sofia.

Crime | October 11, 2018, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 2942

EC President Congratulated Bulgarian PM Borisov on Swift Detection of Journalist’s Murder

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, welcomes the swift and intensive efforts by Prime Minister Borissov and the Bulgarian authorities who in close cooperation with law enforcement agencies from other EU Member States successfully arrested

Crime | October 11, 2018, Thursday // 07:32 | Viewed: 3040
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