Crime

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Son Implicated in Mass Scuffle

The son of Bulgaria's Justice Minister Georgi Petkanov got into a mass scuffle at a disco club in the resort village of Lozenets, Darik News reported, citing well-informed sources. Tensions escalated in the melee and the car of a Bulgarian, holding a Nor

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgarian Policemen Sued for Accidental Murder

The family of a man killed Tuesday will put on trial the two murderers, local policemen. Georgi Bozhanov, 58, a father of three children, was killed in an apparent random shooting in what the sergeants believed was a deserted area near Velingrad, south B

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

Varna Police Bust Illegal Software, Clothes Trading

Economic police of Bulgaria have disclosed a large number of illegally stored and traded stuff with a single man. While searching the house of a 33-year-old man in the Black Sea coastal city of Varna, the officers came upon computer software configuratio

Crime | August 2, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Bulgarian Lady Busted with Heroin in her Purse

A Bulgarian woman returning from Turkey was busted with two kilograms of heroin in her purse on Tuesday. During the check of the passengers, custom officers noticed the unusual behavior of the woman and how she was trying to hide her purse.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian Park Worker Plunders Rare Flower

The rare Edelweiss flower has been wept out of a Bulgarian park, media revealed Tuesday. At the plundered national park "Central Balkan" guards have caught a worker red-handed, the state radio BNR revealed.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian Girl Raped by Acquaintances

Two Bulgarians raped 22-year-old university student from the Black Sea coastal city of Varna, South-eastern Bulgaria late on Monday, police said. The criminals, jobless R.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1820

Two Criminal Groups Robbed Bulgaria of BGN 25 M

The general department for combating organised crime has busted two organised criminal groups, which have caused a damage of some BGN 25 M to Bulgaria. The groups have laundered money by siphoning value-added tax (VAT) and bank transfers for fake imports

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Bulgarian Killer Policemen Face Heavy Punishment

The man, who was killed by two policemen in an apparent random shooting, was a father of three children, it emerged at a press conference on Tuesday.

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1016

Bulgarian Policemen Kill Man in Random Shooting

Two sergeants from the police of the town of Velingrad killed a man after an apparent random shooting in what they believed was a deserted area. The two policemen, who were nearby a mountain hostel, fired a bullet at a concrete pillar to check whether th

Crime | August 1, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 976

Bulgaria Busts USD 2 M Worth of Drugs

A vast quantity of synthetic drug was found during a joint operation of the police and the national service for combating organized crime, officials reported. Two Bulgarians, aged 30 and 38, from Sofia, and a 53-year-old Turkish citizen were arrested for

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

"Bomb" Scares Bulgarian Statisticians

A bomb alert has triggered the evacuation of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute, Darik News reported on Monday. The phone call was received at around 9 a.

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

Bulgaria Prevents Murder of Businessman

The planned execution of a Bulgarian businessman was prevented by the special services of the National Police, an official report said Monday, cited by Darik News. The special service was informed at the end of March that 44-year-old criminal G.

Crime | July 31, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgarian Fined for Disrupting Anti-Mosque Sign-up

A Bulgarian man has been fined for hooliganism because he disrupted a nationalist sign-up against the loudspeakers placed on the mosque in the Danube city of Ruse.

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3470

Bulgaria Probes Officer for Sexual Harassment

Bulgaria's military prosecution has launched an investigation into the claims of four women who say they have been sexually harassed by the deputy chief of Kazanlak mechanized brigade. Plamen Ganchev, 46, harassed the female privates for more than six mo

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

Abandoned Ancient Chariots Found in Bulgaria

Bulgarian police have discovered three ancient chariots and two ornaments tossed in an abandoned vine-field close to the central city of Stara Zagora. The artefacts were found meters away from a mount and archaeologists believe they date back to the II o

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7159

Bulgarian Police Bust Rapist

Bulgarian police officers managed to apprehend a man from the central city of Plovdiv, just an hour after he had raped an eighteen-year-old girl, Darik News reported. Police were tipped off about eight in the evening on Saturday about a girl who had been

Crime | July 30, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 887

Another Bulgarian Officer Accused of Sexual Harassment

A Bulgarian officer has been accused of sexual harassment by three ladies, who serve in the Kazanlak mechanized brigade. An anonymous source, claiming to be the father of one of the women, tipped off Trud daily newspaper, saying that the accused was the

Crime | July 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

Pimping Bulgarian Women Busted in Belgium

Police in Belgium have apprehended four Bulgarian women who were in charge of a prostitution and women-trafficking gang, local media reported. A total of six people were apprehended for trafficking Eastern European women, who were mainly from Bulgaria, a

Crime | July 29, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgaria Keeps Child Pimp under Arrest

A court in Sofia has left a man under arrest for operating a child sex website, media reported Friday. Philip Anguelov was arrested for offering children to paedophiles on his website.

Crime | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 892

Border Officer Busted with Drugs in Bulgaria

Police have arrested a border officer from the city of Petrich at the border with Greece, as the man was buying drugs.

Crime | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Greece Charges Children with Boy Murder

Five boys aged 11 to 13 are suspected of killing a Georgian immigrant boy in Greece, according to world media. Two of the young suspects are Greek, two are Albanian and one is Romanian.

Crime | July 28, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3966
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