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Timing is everything… here’s the State Department press release on today’s Bulgarian anti-corruption designations

Countering Systemic Corruption in Defense of Bulgarian Democratic Institutions PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 10, 2023 The United States, in coordination with the United Kingdom, is taking action to counter systemic corruption in Bulgaria by designating five former Bulgarian government officials as well as five entities […]

5 Bulgarians, 5 entities added to Global Magnitsky anti-corruption sanctions

OFAC today added the following persons: GENOV, Ivan Kirov (Cyrillic: ГЕНОВ, Иван Киров) (a.k.a. GENOV, Ivan), Bulgaria; DOB 19 May 1953; POB Gita, Bulgaria; nationality Bulgaria; Gender Male; National ID No. 5305197607 (Bulgaria) (individual) [GLOMAG]. GORANOV, Vladislav Ivanov (Cyrillic: ГОРАНОВ, Владислав Иванов) (a.k.a. GORANOV, Vladimir; a.k.a. GORANOV, Vladislav), II Krasna […]

3 men sentenced for bribery conspiracy

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 19, 2023 Three Men Sentenced for Roles in Bribery Conspiracy Three Texas men were sentenced yesterday for their roles in a conspiracy to pay bribes to two city commissioners in Weslaco in exchange for their official actions in […]

Two Chicago area cops indicted for corruption

PRESS RELEASE Two Suburban Chicago Police Officers Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges Tuesday, January 17, 2023 For Immediate Release U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois CHICAGO — Two police officers in Phoenix, Ill., conspired to steal cash and drugs from occupants of vehicles during traffic stops in exchange for […]