• Judges from three states debunked the lies of Tsvetan Vassilev

      Judges from three states debunked the lies of Tsvetan Vassilev

      The arbitrators representing three countries have debunked the lies of Tsvetan Vassilev about CorpBank and resolutely ruled that the bank could not be saved because it was syphoned off by the fugitive banker who turned into a pyramid. On 13 August, one of the most authoritative world arbitration tribunals, the court in the US capital Washington (ICSID) put to end the saga with the claim filed by the Omani State General Reserve Fund against Bulgaria almost four years ago, on 22 October 2015.

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    • State Fund of Oman withdraws claims against Bulgaria over CorpBank

      State Fund of Oman withdraws claims against Bulgaria over CorpBank

      Evidence against Tsvetan Vassilev in the CorpBank case contributed to taking the decision of great importance to the state – it is related to the financial pyramid which collapsed owing to the fugitive “pharaoh”. The Court of Arbitration in Washington has finally settled the dispute between Bulgaria and the Omani fund and on 13 August ruled on the international arbitration case No. ARB/15/43 filed by Omani State General Reserve Fund against Republic of Bulgaria with the International Center for Settling Investment Disputes in Washington, Bulgarian Ministry of Finance reported.

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    • The last train of Capital and Peevski

      The last train of Capital and Peevski

      Steam train puffs and whistles past the fields and whitewashed houses …

      That was a refrain of a children’s song accompanying a game in which kids made a line imitating a passenger train. In a similar manner, just like kids, the fosterlings of oligarch Ivo Prokopiev lined up on imaginary rails of corruption to puff out the next in a row editorial review released in the latest issue of the Capital weekly.

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    • Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Russia suspected in Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency data breach

      Kristiyan Boikov was 14 years old when his parents gave him his first computer as a gift. He was soon obsessed, teaching himself a variety of computer languages and then, like many of his friends, turning his focus to issues of network security. The world of cryptography held a special appeal, New York Times wrote in a big article devoted to the recent giant hack in Bulgaria.

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    • Selling out Bulgaria … to hit Peevski

      Selling out Bulgaria … to hit Peevski

      What does one do when, in own words, one has lost a mother, father, brother and best friend owing to “legalised narcotics, such as alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical drugs?” Of course, one will grieve, smoke oneself stupid and start shooting films against drug prohibition. And when you have a chance to combine it with a generously sponsored overseas trip (officially with $500,000, as the unofficial sum is yet unknown) you will pack hallucinogens in your luggage and take a plane to Bulgaria where you will get doped “for art’s sake” in front of hotels and in public baths.

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    • Gas baron's pen pushers and Peevski theme as bubblegum

      Gas baron's pen pushers and Peevski theme as bubblegum

      It’s been sizzling hot in Bulgaria in recent days. The blistering temperatures seem to melt even stone but in air-conditioned and quiet editorial offices of the media outlets sustained by natural gas baron Sasho Donchev the staffers are broiling on a different fire. It’s August, but the turnover of fake news about the sworn enemy of the behind-the-scenes clique Delyan Peevski must be kept at high rate.

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    • Peevski: A spoon of tar in a barrel of CorpBank honey

      Peevski: A spoon of tar in a barrel of CorpBank honey

      A certain journalist of Duma daily shows muscle to demonstrate that he is still alive and kicking. A commendable effort for a newspaper which now publishes more obituaries than opinion pieces. Commendable but not quite. Because there is a spoon of tar in a barrel of honey where the fugitive banker used to thrust his hand every day until the barrel was emptied. And this has made the analysis meaningless and turned into a fake.

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    • NRA-leaks: Hackers tried to break into other state computer systems

      NRA-leaks: Hackers tried to break into other state computer systems

      Apart from the data of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) the hackers of TAD GROUP tried to illegally breach databases of other state institutions, but not all of their attempts were successful. This transpires from the new body of evidence in the probe into Ivan Todorov, owner of TAD GROUP, Commercial CEO of the company Georgi Yankov and officer Kristian Boykov, which the Prosecutor’s Office published on Friday.

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