Bulgaria: Russian woman detained on accusation of swindling

Bulgaria: Russian woman detained on accusation of swindling

Court of Bourgas is expected to consider the arrest and extradition of the 42-year-old woman in the coming days.

42-year-old citizen of Russia has been detained in Bulgaria’s Bourgas, reports TASS with reference to the General Consulate of the Russian Federation in Varna. Russian law enforcement authorities had been searching for the woman through Interpol in a case into swindling on an especially large scale (item 4 of article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

Court of Bourgas is reported to consider the arrest and extradition of the 42-year-old woman in the coming days.

According to Bulgarian media, the woman and her husband had been living in a village of Kosharitsa near Bourgas over the past year and a half and owned a souvenir store in a seaside resort of Sveti Vlas.

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