Prosecutor General to check up top officials' offshore assets

Tsatsarov requests check-ups by DANS for everyone who failed to declare property abroad

Sotir Tsatsarov, Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General paid special attention to the real property and bank accounts of the powers that be. The No.1 Prosecutor has sent a letter to the chief of the State Agency of National Security (DANS) Dimiter Georgiev in which he requests the entire body of information on the theme, the press release of the Prosecutor’s Office reads

The letter is dated Monday and in it Tsatstarov requests information about property owned by public figures or their figureheads who failed to declare in a due way their real estates or companies registerd abroad or in offshore zones as well as the investments made abroad and bank accounts abroad. “The information made available to DANS, is to be submitted without delay and it has to be maximally concrete,” Tstatsarov underlined.   

“Within a short time we will check up the requirement of the Prosecutor General for providing information about the persons who hold the top official positions,” said before journalists DANS president who yesterday delivered a speech before the MPs. Georgiev pointed out that DANS will do its best to work in coordination with all the state institutions which are relevant.

“When we are ready with the information, we will submit it to the Prosecutor General. The period to be checked is not so short. Hopefully within a short time we will be able to make this inspection,” he said further. Georgieva explained that the request will be considered within short time regardless of the forthcoming Euro elections.

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