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Entries in Bulgaira (4)

Thursday
Jan152015

Kerry to Bulgaria: Fight graft to be a strong, sovereign nation

Secretary of State John Kerry (Image courtesy of the U.S. State Department)Secretary of State John Kerry was in Sofia Thursday, where he told Bulgaria's leaders they need to step up the fight against corruption because it has allowed Russia to exert too much influence.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Bulgaria: ‘Imagine Al Capone as the mayor of Chicago’

Image courtesy of WikipediaDear FCPA Blog,

Thanks for the recent post about the arrests in Bulgaria of seven customs officials for taking bribes at a border crossing with Turkey. Fighting graft is a never-ending struggle, and everyone who stays on the alert deserves admiration.

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Tuesday
Nov042014

Seven Bulgaria customs officials arrested for taking bribes at Turkey border crossing

Seven customs officials have been charged with being part of an organized crime group that took bribes at the Lesovo border crossing in exchange for letting cars and trucks pass through without inspections.

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Wednesday
Dec112013

Romania lawmakers vote to exempt themselves from anti-graft laws

The Romanian parliament Tuesday voted to exempt top politicians and lawyers from corruption crimes, the EU Observer reported.

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