Crime

Two Iranian Citizens Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle 687 kg of Heroin worth about BGN 62 Million

Haskovo District Prosecutor's Office has pressed charges against two Iranian citizens for attempting to smuggle 687 kg of heroin worth about BGN 62 million, said the press office of the Appellate Prosecutor's Office – Plovdiv, Focus News Agency reported.

Crime | March 5, 2020, Thursday // 17:34 | Viewed: 4516

Vasil Bozhkov's Secretary Remains in Custody

The former secretary of the fugitive gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov remains permanently in custody.

Crime | March 4, 2020, Wednesday // 18:18 | Viewed: 4921

A Man Took 30 Hostages at a Shopping Mall in the Philippines

An armed man took about 30 people hostage in the Philippines' capital, Manila.

Crime | March 2, 2020, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 3878

24 People Accused of Online Rumor-Mongering about the Spread of the Coronavirus Arrested in Iran

Authorities in Iran have arrested 24 people accused of online rumor-mongering about the spread of the coronavirus, according to BGNES.

Crime | February 27, 2020, Thursday // 07:32 | Viewed: 5273

One Tonne of Cocaine Seized in Venezuelan Waters

One tonne of cocaine was seized aboard the Ares ship in Venezuelan waters.

Crime | February 26, 2020, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 4261

Producer Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty

Producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman.

Crime | February 25, 2020, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 4118

Bulgarian Woman Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Spain

32 people were detained during the large-scale operation.

Crime | February 24, 2020, Monday // 17:24 | Viewed: 4901

43 Migrants were Found in a Truck in Northern Macedonia

43 migrants from Bangladesh have been found in a truck in Northeastern Macedonia, MIA reported.

Crime | February 23, 2020, Sunday // 16:37 | Viewed: 5051

The Interior Ministry has no Information on an Investigation by the Spanish Authorities against PM Borissov

The Interior Ministry has no information about an investigation by Spanish authorities against Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

Crime | February 21, 2020, Friday // 15:29 | Viewed: 5515

One of the Killed in the Shootings in the German city of Hanau is a Bulgarian Citizen

A 40-year-old Bulgarian is one of the victims of the massacre in the German city of Hanau in which at least 11 people were killed and several others were seriously injured.

Crime | February 20, 2020, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 5087

The Rapper Pop Smoke was Shot Dead

The American rapper Pop Smoke has died in the United States as a result of a gunshot wound.

Crime | February 20, 2020, Thursday // 07:05 | Viewed: 4696

Ministry of Justice Asked the UAE for the Extradition of Vasil Bozhkov

On February 15, 2020, the Ministry of Justice sent the request of the Prosecutor General for the extradition of Vasil Bozhkov to the Bulgarian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Crime | February 18, 2020, Tuesday // 06:53 | Viewed: 5487

24 People were Killed in a Church Attack in Burkina Faso

At least 24 people were killed in a church attack by about 20 jihadists in Pansy village in Burkina Faso,.

Crime | February 17, 2020, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 3907

A Record 5 Tonnes of Cocaine Seized in Costa Rica

Costa Rica police seized the largest amount of drug in its history yesterday - 5 tonnes of cocaine hidden in a container of flowers that was to be loaded today in the port of Limon, on the Caribbean coast, France Press reported.

Crime | February 16, 2020, Sunday // 12:16 | Viewed: 4491

Petrich Municipality Investigated by OLAF

OLAF, the European Anti-Fraud Office, is investigating the municipality of Petrich for alleged misuse of € 750,000 allocated to repair an already non-existing building.

Crime | February 13, 2020, Thursday // 23:09 | Viewed: 5708

Vasil Bozhkov Charged with Two More Crimes

Two more charges have been pressed against the embattled gambling mogul Vasil Bozhkov.

Crime | February 13, 2020, Thursday // 15:39 | Viewed: 6691

Bloomberg:Fugitive Gambling Tycoon Fights for his Vast Treasure Trove

Public quarrels between politicians and rich businessmen over alleged links to organized crime are hardly new, especially in a country ranked among the most corrupt in Europe, Bloomberg reported.

Crime | February 12, 2020, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4202

BNR: Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev Seeks Full Review of Privatization Process

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev assigned the State Agency for National Security the task of carrying out a full inspection of the entire privatization process and ex-post control by the ministries, agencies and other state institutions in charge of the pro

Crime | February 12, 2020, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 3761

Turkish Authorities Prevented a Large-Scale Terrorist Attack in Turkey

So far, 7 people have been arrested.

Crime | February 10, 2020, Monday // 18:26 | Viewed: 3688

Police in Turkey Discovered a Bulgarian Organ Trafficking Channel

Five people were arrested after police in Turkey uncovered an organ trafficking channel in Istanbul.

Crime | February 10, 2020, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 4341

The Ministry of Culture Inspects Antiques in Bozhkov's Collection

The Prosecutor's Office instructed the Ministry of Culture to inspect the collection of antique objects kept and exhibited in a museum by the Thrace Foundation.

Crime | February 7, 2020, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3685
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