Bulgarian caretaker interior minister Boyko Rashkov accused on Sunday the prosecution of keeping secret a list of 38 magistrates and politicians who own undeclared property abroad.
The list was made back in 2019 when the Bulgarian authorities asked foreign countries to inform them of the property owned by Bulgarian nationals.
The parliamentary ad hoc Committee on detection of abuses and violations in the spending by the Council of Ministers, the Ministries, the state authorities, the state-owned enterprises and companies with more than 50 per cent state participation in the last 10 years has submitted 22 signals for corruption and financial abuse to the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgari
On Friday the investigative news site bivol.bg reported that the Prosecutor's Office had received official information detailing Vassil Bozhkov's claims he had given millions to PM Boyko Borissov and Finance Minister Vladislav Gouranov. The money would provide political protection, as well as keep a favorable law untouched.
The prosecutors' college in the Supreme Judicial Council on August 5 reinstated the former head of the of the Counter-Corruption and Unlawfully Acquired Assets Forfeiture Commission (CCUAAFC) Plamen Georgiev to the post of prosecutor. The reinstatement was supported by all participants in the extraordinary meeting, which lasted 3 minutes, reports BNT.