Daily webcast

Bulgarian National Radio © 2021 All Rights Reserved

Member of criminal group siphoning off money from bank accounts extradited from Bulgaria

Photo: europol.europa.eu

An international crime group which has siphoned off around USD 100 million from the accounts of over 40,000 people has been dismantled, the BBC reports.

The Europol operation was conducted on the territory of Bulgaria, USA, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The gang infected the computers of its victims with the GozNym virus which records online banking data and access to accounts. One of the gang members was extradited to USA from Bulgaria to be put on trial. 

More from category

Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov

Less than 50% of medical staff in Bulgaria are vaccinated

“Two million people in Bulgaria have been vaccinated and that places the country in last position in Europe in the number of vaccinations, which are voluntary in Bulgaria. Less than 50% of the medical staff have been vaccinated, one of the reasons..

published on 7/22/21 2:20 PM
Democratic Bulgaria parliamentary group leader Hristo Ivanov

Parliament discusses dismissal of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

Democratic Bulgaria supports the steps taken by caretaker Minister of Justice Yanaki Stoilov for the dismissal of Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev. Commenting on today’s sitting of the Supreme Judicial Council discussing the dismissal of the..

published on 7/22/21 1:19 PM

Prosecution sends inquiry to US over Magnitsky case

Following the sanctions under the Magnitsky Act, six files have been opened in the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor's Office and personal inspections were initiated by prosecutors of the sanctioned persons. An inquiery was also sent to the US Department of..

published on 7/22/21 12:12 PM