About: Sotir Tsatsarov

Deputy PM, minister and MEP named in Bulgaria’s cash-for-passport scam

EXCLUSIVE: A deputy prime minister, a minister and a Bulgarian MEP are allegedly responsible for illegally selling Bulgarian passports to foreigners, according to claims made by a whistleblower who provided a bundle of documents that appeared to confirm the accusation.

Sofia launches checks on owners of expensive cars and properties

Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov ordered the tax authorities to inspect all Bulgarian citizens who have bought properties and cars for over €260,000 in the last two years.

German courts refuse to extradite prisoners to Bulgaria

German courts have declined to hand over inmates to Bulgaria due to concerns over dire prison conditions in the European Union's poorest country, authorities said yesterday (23 March).