In a joint operation of the State Agency for National Security, the Ministry of Interior, and the Prosecutor’s Office, a criminal scheme for migrants’ illegal trafficking through the country’s borders has been suspended

On 29.05.2018, on the territory of Sofia, the State Agency for National Security and the Ministry of Interior officials made a joint inspection aiming at suspending a scheme for foreign nationals’ illegal trafficking through Bulgarian borders and facilitating their stay in the country by hiding them.

Those joint activities were launched after received information about upcoming and prepared trafficking of a group of illegal migrants out of Bulgaria towards Western European countries.

29 illegal migrants were detained and later accommodated in the Center for temporary accommodation of foreigners “Busmantsi”.

Pre-trial proceedings were initiated on the case under the instructions and monitoring of Sofia Regional Prosecutor’s Office.

The work on disclosing the participants in the criminal scheme is still on-going.