SANS, the MoI and the Prosecutor’s Office conducted a specialized operation at Kulata border checkpoint /BCP/ for the purposes of neutralizing corruption practices

Officials from the State Agency for National Security /SANS/ and the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime at the Ministry of Interior /MoI/, under the leadership and the supervision of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office, conducted on June 13th 2017 a specialized operation, aimed at documenting and neutralizing various corruption practices, commited by customs officials at Kulata BCP.

There is an ongoing pre-trial proceeding on the case, which has been initiated as result of information of SANS.

Procedural-investigatory actions were conducted in the framework of the operation on the territory of the cities and towns of Sofia, Pernik, Kazichene, Ihtiman, Sandanski, Kulata, Blagoevgrad, Petrich and Kyustendil. 83 perquistions and searches of persons, homes and cars were carried out.

23 persons were detained for a period of 24 hours.

The work on case shall continue.