Operation ‘fake passport gang’ in Bulgaria: charged for selling citizenship for $ 5,600
Prosecutors in Bulgaria say they have smashed a mob of thousands of fake passports.
Those who have received a Bulgarian passport have a residence and work permit in other European Union countries.
The police raided the offices of the Bulgarians State Agency in the scope of the investigation.
Authorities announced they have detained more than 20 people.
The suspects are charged with a fake passport for $ 590 690.
Agency employees “citizens of non-EU neighboring countries,” said the passport sales.
According to some reports, the agency gave 30 fake passports a week.
The prosecutor’s office announced that he was charged with bribery, forgery of documents and abuse of office.