18 Oct 2011

17 Traffic Police Officers Arrested on Corruption Charges

A special operation conducted by the Sofia City Prosecutor’s office arrested today 17 traffic police officers accused of corruption and of operating an organized crime group. The operation resulted from several months of investigation.

According to a report by Bulgarian National Televesion, the investigation started after a large number of complaints against traffic police officers were filed. The investigation showed that the accused commonly split the collected bribes among the group after the end of the work shift. The evidence against them includes also recorded images of officers receiving bribes.

For the full article on sofiaecho.com, please click here. The picture above is also featured in the article.