Bulgaria: Further Reshuffles in Power Structures, GDBOP with New Director – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Kalin Stoyanov is the new Director of the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (GDBOP), reported 24 Hours daily. The reshufflinghappened after the previous director general Lyubomir Yanev was reassigned this morning. So far, it is unclear where Yanev is going. However, according to informal source of information, this is Read more…

EC Human Trafficking Watchdog Urges Bulgaria Improve Access to Justice for Victims – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) with the Council of Europe on Thursday published a report in which it urges Bulgaria to improve access to justice and compensation for victims of human trafficking. This is the third report on the implementation by Bulgaria of the Convention on Action against Trafficking Read more…

Bulgaria: Thirteen Illegal Migrants Caught in Fake Cash-in-Transit Van – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

A second incident involving a cash-in-transit van has occurred in Bulgaria within two days. After robbers snatched about half a million levs from a cash delivery van on the Struma Motorway on Wednesday, police caught 13 illegal migrants being transported in a van disguised as a cash delivery car. The difference, however, is that Read more…

Bulgarian Specialized Prosecutor’ Office Reports: International Crime Group for Drugs Trafficking Busted – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

An international organized crime group for heroin trafficking has been neutralized with the assistance of DEA officers, reported the press center of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office. DEA is a US drug enforcement administration. Its officers are looking for effective solutions to crack down on drugs and drug trafficking not only in the Read more…

Bulgarian Commandos Arrested Bozhkov’s Security Chief – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Two operations with the participation of heavily armed commandos and prosecutors from the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office are being held in Sofia. Heavily armed police teams, the Prosecutor General’s Office’s Witness Protection Bureau and prosecutors from the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office entered a house in the Simeonovo neighborhood, where a former police officer Read more…