During an operation of the Director General Combating Organized Crime, 23 persons have been detained involved in large-scale contraband. The group has used software to hack the information system of the Customs Agency providing a connection between the agency structures. In this way transit traffic has been registered without the respective cargo trucks ever carrying goods across borders and without any customs control whatsoever. Searches and expropriation of property are carried out in private homes, offices of companies and in the premises of the Customs Agency itself. Detainees include hackers, traders’ representatives, former and current customs inspectors. The investigation continues.
The Bulgarian Construction Chamber promised to build 10 new homes for people whose properties were destroyed in last year’s train blast in Hitrino and 9 of them have already been fully built, Bulgaria’s Minister of Regional Development and Public..
Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov is to pay a working visit to London on December 11 at the invitation of the British Premier Theresa May. Premiers Borissov and May will discuss possibilities for broader cooperation between the two countries in the..
Turkey’s border police detained 29 migrants in their attempt to cross the Bulgaria-Turkey border illegally. The migrants are nationals of Iraq, Syria and Pakistan. They were divided into two groups and were hiding at different places near the..