OLAF: Romania Ranks First in Fraud Cases with EU Funds, Bulgaria is Fifth – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Romania is the country where the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) concluded the most numerous number of investigations on EU fund embezzlement last year. More than 10% of the total100 files refers to frauds with EU money in our country, according to the 2019 OLAF report. Last year, OLAF investigated how EU funds had been spent in 42 countries, concluding 100 files Read more…

Bulgarian President’s Secretary Plamen Uzunov Is Investigated For Trading In Influence – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The President’s secretary on legal affairs and anti-corruption Plamen Uzunov is investigated for trading in influence. According to the Prosecutor’s Office, on December 28, 2018, he sent a court decision, which had not yet been signed by the judges of the Supreme Administrative Court to the businessman Plamen Bobokov, recently charged Read more…

Commission for Combating Corruption Checks Bulgarian Education Minister Valchev for Conflict of Interest – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Property filed a complaint with the Minister of Education and Science Krassimir Valchev, the Commission announced. The proceedings for conflict of interest were initiated on the basis of media publications of 12 and 14 June 2020. They contain allegations concerning Read more…

Former Interpol Chief Sentenced to more than 13 Years in Prison for Corruption – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Former Interpol chief Chinese Meng Hongwei was sentenced to 13 years and 6 months for corruption, world agencies cited, citing Chinese justice. Country’s first head of policing agency abused his previous positions in China to receive US million in bribes between 2005 and 2017, Chinese court rules, South China Morning Post reported. Meng, who Read more…