Bulgaria

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21 May 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust has assisted the authorities in France, Belgium and Luxembourg with a series of coordinated searches of premises and offices of an international tyre manufacturer. These searches took place this week at the request of the judicial authorities in Besançon in France, in the context of...
10 April 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Five members of an organised crime group (OCG) responsible for the largest ever fraud against the United Kingdom benefit system have been convicted. The suspects, all Bulgarian nationals, have pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering offences at the Wood Green Crown Court. The damage caused by...
15 March 2024|PRESS RELEASE
With Eurojust support, authorities in Italy and Bulgaria have arrested 22 alleged members of an organised crime group (OCG), which forced tens of female victims into prostitution. During a coordinated action day earlier this week, most of the often relatively young victims were brought to safety...
22 January 2024|PRESS RELEASE
Judicial and law enforcement authorities in Germany, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Sweden have carried out a coordinated action against an organised crime group suspected of online trading fraud. The network defrauded numerous victims for several millions of euros in Germany and other European countries...
07 November 2023|PRESS RELEASE
At the request of the Swiss authorities, Eurojust has coordinated several actions against an online fraud network in EU Member States, Georgia and Ukraine. This has led to searches and the freezing of bank accounts in over 20 countries.
12 May 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Ms Biserca Ivanova Stoyanova has commenced her new role as the National Member for Bulgaria at Eurojust, succeeding Ms Ivanka Kotorova. Before this appointment, Ms Stoyanova was an investigator at the National Investigation Service in Bulgaria. She has extensive experience in a broad range of...
26 April 2023|PRESS RELEASE
With the support of Eurojust and Europol, authorities in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria have taken action against an organised crime group (OCG) involved in the trafficking of Bulgarian women for sexual exploitation. During a joint action, nine suspects were arrested and eight searches were carried...
13 April 2023|PRESS RELEASE
Eurojust and Europol have supported a new coordinated action against a fraudulent online investment platform, which has so far cost at least 33 000 victims an estimated EUR 89 million. At the request of the German authorities, two action days took place in March, during which five suspects were...
23 February 2023|PRESS RELEASE
With the active support of Eurojust and Europol, a coordinated action has led to the dismantling of a cryptocurrency fraud network operating from Bulgaria, Cyprus and Serbia. The network operated professionally to set up call centres, which defrauded numerous victims in Germany, Switzerland, Austria...
10 November 2022|PRESS RELEASE
At the request of the Spanish, German and Finnish authorities, Eurojust and Europol have supported an action against a massive investment fraud involving the use of cryptocurrencies. The victims of this major online fraud are estimated to be in the hundreds of thousands. During operations on 8 and 9...