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Bulgaria Is Leader in Skimmer Attacks – Report

Most skimmer attackers in 2013 were from Bulgaria and are getting more technologically advanced, shows a report of Verizon, quoted by Bloomberg.

Crime | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 525

Boss of US ATM Fraud Scheme 'Has Ties to Bulgarian Underworld'

Gheorgui 'Mitsubishi' Martov, the alleged boss of an organized crime group charged with credit card fraud and money laundering in Chicago has ties to organized crime in Bulgaria.

Crime | April 21, 2014, Monday // 21:52 | Viewed: 869

Prosecutors Look into Minister's French Social Benefits

Bulgaria's Prosecuting Authority has started analyzing documents to find out whether Ivan Danov, the Minister of Investment Planning, has abused the French welfare system.

Crime | April 21, 2014, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 760

Greek Police Seized Fake EUR 50 Banknotes Possibly Printed in Bulgaria

Greek traders warned of fake EUR 50 banknotes which, according to experts, have been printed in Bulgaria.

Crime | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1195

Chief Secretary of Interior: 2 Tonnes of Drugs Seized since January

Two tonnes of drugs have been confiscated in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2014, according to Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov.

Crime | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1271

CEPACA Distrains Property of Nesebar Mayor and Chief Architect

Bulgaria's Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity (CEPACA) destrained the property of the Mayor and the Chief Architect of the coast town of Nesebar.

Crime | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 960

Trial Against Bulgaria's ex-IntMin Adjourned Again

Sofia City Court has once again put off the trial against former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, as a juryman was not present.

Crime | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 873

Int'l Police Operation Busts Bulgarian Credit Card Fraud Ring

Three people were arrested in Italy and four in Bulgaria in an operation aimed at intercepting a Bulgarian credit card fraud ring, according to Europol.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgarians Busted for Heroin Traffic in Greece

Six Bulgarian citizens have been arrested in Greece with 50 kg of heroin, part of an alleged drug traffic channel between Turkey and Greece.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1377

IntMin Secretary Warns of Abuse in Sofia Municipality

Sofia Municipality's funds were "diverted" to Matey Boev, also know as one of the "Cocaine Kings", the Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary said Monday.

Crime | April 14, 2014, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1289

Police Disarm Barricaded Man in Bulgaria's Cherniche Village

The house of Vasil Mitkov who has barricaded himself in Cherniche, Bulgaria, was stormed by a special police unit who have disarmed the man, Saturday.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1883

Man Barricades Himself in Bulgarian Village, Shoots at Police

Police have surrounded the area near the house of a 40-year-old man who has barricaded himself in a village near Bulgaria's town of Simitli, Friday.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1547

Missing Daughter of Businessman from Bulgaria's Pomorie Found Dead

The eight-year-old daughter of Pomorie-based Bulgarian businessman, Veselin Todorov, who has gone missing on Thursday, was found dead.

Crime | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2493

Daughter of Alleged Usurer in Bulgaria's Pomorie Feared Abducted

The young daughter of a Pomorie-based Bulgarian businessman, Veselin Todorov, has gone missing and is feared to have been abducted.

Crime | April 11, 2014, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1440

Explosion Near Greek Central Bank Rocks Athens

A car bomb exploded in front of the Central Bank building in Greece's capital Athens.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1517

Sarafovo Suicide Bobmer Reports 'Wrong', Says Chief Prosecutor

Information regarding the suicide bomber who killed five tourists and the Bulgarian bus driver at Burgas Airport is wrong, Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1599

Armed Robbery At a Sofia Gas Station

An armed robbery took place at a gas station in Sofia last night.

Crime | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1470

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Charged with Hooliganism

Bulgaria's Prosecution has indicted the leader of nationalist party Ataka, Volen Siderov, over January's incident at the Varna Airport.

Crime | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1884

Bulgaria's IntMin Secretary 'Offered Resignation' over Lyaskovets

Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov offered to resign after a failed operation in Bulgaria's town of Lyaskovets, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev revealed.

Crime | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1723

Interior Minister Confirms Hezbollah Responsible For Burgas Bombing

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev confirmed that the Hezbollah terrorist organisation is responsible for the bus bombing at the Burgas' Sarafovo Airport.

Crime | April 7, 2014, Monday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2794

Veliko Tarnovo Police Chief to be Fired over Lyaskovets Shooting

The head of the Veliko Tarnovo Regional Directorate of the Interior Ministry will be replaced on account of errors in conducting the Lyaskovets operation.

Crime | April 7, 2014, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1767
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