Bulgarian Police Bust Tax Fraud Group

Crime | October 20, 2012, Saturday // 18:55

Bulgaria's Unit for Combating Organized Crime (GDBOP) has arrested an organized crime group specializing in tax fraud, the Interior Ministry announced Saturday.

The members of the group who allegedly incurred BGN 6 M in losses to the Bulgarian state budget were arrested in Sofia and the northwestern city of Montana.

Five men were arrested in Montana, and one – in Sofia. Three of the detainees have criminal records of fraud, robbery, and document crimes.

The organized crime group in question had created an entire chain of non-existing firms allowing large-scale tax evasion; they used firms registered under the names of poor and illiterate persons.

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