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In the course of the action of the European Prosecutor's Office against cross-border VAT fraud in 10 EU countries, a Bulgarian was detained in our country, the Ministry of the Interior announced.

Employees of the Main Directorate "National Police" took part in the actions on the territory of Bulgaria.

The prosecutor of the European Public Prosecutor's Office in Germany has assigned actions related to the investigation in our country, which were carried out on the territory of the Kyustendil district and were conducted under the supervision of an assisting European delegated prosecutor from the office of the European Public Prosecutor's Office in Bulgaria.

In the course of the action, a Bulgarian citizen was found and detained on the basis of a European arrest warrant issued by Germany.

Yesterday it became known that 61 searches of offices and homes of suspects were carried out in connection with the operation.

The EU Prosecutor's Office announced arrests in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia for VAT fraud

Five people were detained in the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Slovakia.

The criminal activity of the group behind the scheme resulted in an estimated €32 million in damages.

European Public Prosecutor's Office


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