Archives / 15 June 2018

  • Bulgarian Madoff dyes his Russian ties

    Bulgarian Madoff dyes his Russian ties

    Fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev tried to hide his Russian ties recently, much like he hides his white hair with henna. In the spirit of our article “A leopard can’t change its spots”, Vassilev had a frenetic video session on the internet, an interview with which he subjected viewers to a lowly propaganda treatment of lies and yet the only thing he undeniably managed to show is that he has dyed his hair. Aside from sporting a new hair colour, which quickly turned into the main topic of internet forum comments, Tsvetan Vassilev also unsuccessfully tried to don an anti-Russian camouflage.

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  • Anti-corruption commission confirms: Delyan Peevski's money is clear

    Anti-corruption commission confirms: Delyan Peevski's money is clear

    All revenues of the MP of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and our publisher Delyan Peevski are beyond suspicion while he and his businesses have been a subject to audit from 2003 onwards. Peevski himself is rated among the largest taxpayers in Bulgaria and reports against him have been terminated due to the absence of elements of crime. This was established during the last of many inspections, which this time was performed by the new Corruption Combat and Illegal Assets Forfeiture Commission.

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  • A leopard can't change its spots

    A leopard can't change its spots

    The past week once again demonstrated the symbiotic relationship existing between Ivo Prokopiev and Tsvetan Vassilev, manifesting itself in joint action against Peevski. The topic this time around were documents from the ongoing court case against Vassilev, which the weekly Capital published in several consecutive issues, without explaining how those documents came into the newspaper’s possession.

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