Bulgarian Police Bust Illegal Diplomas Workshop

Crime | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 14:07
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Police Bust Illegal Diplomas Workshop Some of the fake diplomas that police say were produced by the two young women. Photo by the Ministry of Interior.

Bulgarian police in capital Sofia detained two young women Thursday over accusations that the two allegedly engaged in printing and distributing fake diplomas for education.

Both arrested women are aged 23, one of them being a college student with a record for theft, and the other a friend of hers.

The two are believed to have produced fake high schoold diplomas, as well as bachelor's and master's diplomas from 3 large Bulgarian university.

They advertised their products in a site on the net, and they sold them in the range of BGN 1900-2400.

The two delivered the diplomas in person or via a courier service.

They also had the equipment needed for the designing and printing of the fake diplomas, which police promptly seized.

The investigation is still under way and formal charges are expected to be filed against the detainees.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Crime » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: diplomas, fake, police, detained, universities, high school, student
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria