Bulgaria Self-Proclaimed Roma Tsar Owes Millions in Taxes

Crime | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:05| Views: | Comments: 3
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Self-Proclaimed Roma Tsar Owes Millions in Taxes Kiril Rashkov, who has got a major tab running with the Bulgarian Revenue Service to the tune of BGN 6 M in unpaid taxes, is pictured here in his notorious gilded throne. Photo by 24 Hours daily

A notorious self-proclaimed Roma tsar, whose clan's impunity triggered unprecedented protests across the country over the last few days, will be officially charged with tax evasion, prosecutors have said.

Kiril Rashkov will be held accountable for tax crimes amounting to at least BGN 6 M only from his alcohol production and trade business, according to local media reports.

Believed to be one of the richest men in Bulgaria, who piled up his huge wealth thanks to unscrupulous trade in bootleg alcohol and votes, Rashkov has denied any wrongdoing.

Earlier in the week the authorities froze all assets, real estate and stakes in companies owned by Rashkov, who is also believed to be the mastermind of a murder of a nineteen-year-old boy.

The teenager Angel Petrov was struck and killed in the village of Katunitsa by a mini-bus driver linked to the controversial local Roma leader, triggering a wave of protests and fueling ethnic tensions.

During the clashes that followed a 16-year-old boy collapsed and later died in hospital due to heart failure.

The unprecedented for Bulgaria events have widely been described as ethnic clashes, an allegation initially denied by the protesters.

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Dino the Athenian - 29 Sep 2011 // 17:57:15


As I said. You and everybody else from the Satanistan called Turkey needs to exit as of yesterday.

Don't even think about it. Scram, beat it and anything else that might speed up your departure.

Enough of the miserystans and muslimistans in Europe.

One way ticket to Anatolia will do the trick.

Good riddance.

hercules - 29 Sep 2011 // 15:28:43


“It is high time for Bulgaria to rid itself of all foreign agitating elements.”

The truest thing you have ever written on here so lead by example. F… off

Dino the Athenian - 29 Sep 2011 // 15:03:36

It is high time for Bulgaria to rid itself of all foreign agitating elements.

The visit by this Turkish chimpanzee Gul a few months back, addressing his "own people" in Turkish on Bulgarian soil is beyond provocative.

Such outside interference destabilizes Bulgaria and constitutes a clear and present danger of meddling with its internal affairs.

Enough is enough.

And let's cut the crap out that various religious and ethnic rights are violated.
Because the only rights I see being violated are Bulgarian sovereign rights.

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