Crime prevention

Bulgaria: The Body of a 31-Year-Old Man was found under a Bridge in Gabrovo

The body of a 31-year-old man was found under the bridge of Racho the monument of Racho the Blacksmith in Gabrovo.

The police were alerted at around 8 o'clock this morning by people passing by. An on-site inspection was carried out, video surveillance cameras in the area are also being reviewed.

Illegal Surveillance Cameras in Albania Fuel Concerns Over Gangs’ Power

The spread of illegal surveillance cameras placed in cities all over Albania is causing concern about the vulnerability of personal data and about the strength of the criminal groups that allegedly put them up.

Experts warn of a concerning situation for personal data that might have been gathered, and about the criminal groups' strength.

Albania Police Find More Surveillance Cameras Erected by Gangsters

Albanian police on Friday said they had found 47 new surveillance cameras erected illegally in the Durres region.

They said the cameras had been put up "to provide information for criminal purposes, as well as to monitor the movements of the police". Eight people are under investigation.

Investigation launched after Athens courthouse vandalized

Police have launched an investigation after unknown individuals smashed up the main entrance and windows of an Athens courthouse.

Four people were involved in the attack on the First Instance Administrative Court in Ampelokipi.

Police said they arrived at the building shortly after 11 p.m. and, using sledgehammers, broke doors and windows before fleeing.

Sixteen prominent legal experts blast chief prosecutor’s intervention on ADAE

Sixteen prominent constitutional law professors have strongly criticised Greece's chief prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos after he issued a controversial legal opinion arguing that the independent authority responsible for privacy, ADAE, cannot conduct audits of telecommunication companies to find out who is under surveillance by the country's intelligence agency.