Ivan Geshev

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor: 15 to 20 Years in Prison for Causing Death on the Road

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev has proposed that the penalty for causing death on the road after using drugs and alcohol should be 15 to 20 years in prison or life imprisonment and confiscation of the motor vehicle.

The proposal has been sent to the Prime Minister, the President of Parliament and the chairmen of all parliamentary groups.

Bloomberg:Fugitive Gambling Tycoon Fights for his Vast Treasure Trove

Public quarrels between politicians and rich businessmen over alleged links to organized crime are hardly new, especially in a country ranked among the most corrupt in Europe, Bloomberg reported.
The case of Vasil Bozhkov in Bulgaria, though, has captured the national imagination because it cuts to the heart of the Balkan country's heritage.

BNR: Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev Seeks Full Review of Privatization Process

Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev assigned the State Agency for National Security the task of carrying out a full inspection of the entire privatization process and ex-post control by the ministries, agencies and other state institutions in charge of the process.

Entire Customs Officers Shift Detained at Kalotina Border Checkpoint

Entire customs officers shift working at the Kalotina border checkpoint was detained on Thursday, Nova TV reported.

Unofficial information indicates that the reason for the arrests is corruption practices. More information will be provided by the Interior Ministry Secretary-General Ivaylo Ivanov and Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev in the coming hours.

Power Struggle Over Bulgaria’s Gambling Industry Sees Tycoon Detained

Amid major changes to gambling laws in Bulgaria, the most influential figure in the sector, Vasil Bojkov, a billionaire businessman, football boss and former owner of the recently-nationalised National Lottery is facing deportation from the United Arab Emirates after his recent arrest.

Attorney General Ivan Geshev: Interpol Issued a "Red Notice" for Vasil Bozhkov, he is about to Face 7 Charges

The president of Nove Holding Vasil Bozhkov has 7 allegations raised and Interpol has released a "Red Notice" on his arrest,  Attorney General Ivan Geshev confirmed.

Part of the charges against the businessman are for the leadership of an organized criminal group, coercion, extortion, attempted bribery of an official and incitement to commit criminal offenses.

Bulgaria President Condemns Prosecution’s Crime Suspicions

Bulgaria's President, Rumen Radev, on Wednesday condemned prosecution claims that he may have committed a crime related to conflicts of interest, accusing it devaluing important legal concepts and of "sensationalism".

It comes after the state prosecution led by Ivan Geshev on January 28 said it had evidence that a crime may have occurred. 

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