Bulgaria’s Special Prosecutor’s Office held another operation in Sofia against an organized criminal group over illegal manufacture of tobacco products and money laundering. The police raided offices of companies owning popular night clubs in Sofia. Earlier, a large-scale police operation was held in the city of Plovdiv at the end of August when four illegal cigarette factories were discovered on the territory of this country. A total of 42 tons of tobacco amounting to nearly EUR 3.5 million and nearly 200,000 packets of cigarettes estimated at EUR 750,000 were seized. The prosecutor’s office pressed charges against 23 people. Two people were detained and four are under house arrest.
The Republic of Korea is a friendly country for Bulgaria and an important long-term partner in Asia , Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Georg Georgiev has said at a meeting in Seoul with the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea..
Bavarian Attorney General Reinhard Roettle met in Sofia with Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov and Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov. The ways to boost cooperation in countering organized crime, corruption and terrorism were central to..
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will take part in the two-day informal meeting of EU state and government leaders in Salzburg, Austria. Migration is set to dominate the summit. Other topics of discussions include cyber security and..