After a request from Israel, the Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office has started an investigation over an organized criminal group involved in investment fraud, computer crimes and money laundering. It attracted investors from different continents to an online investment platform but the money was transferred to the accounts of the fraudsters.
During the investigation, premises in Studentski Grad, in Sofia, were searched. Documents, computers, flash drives and telephones used by the group were seized. 7 people were questioned, two of them are foreigners.
At the end of July, under a European Investigation Order from Bavaria, a criminal group involved in financial fraud was also investigated.