“The Head of the Department on Bulgarians, who live abroad is among the detained,” the message says.
According to the law enforcers, the suspects received around $5,6 thousand for one document. They are charged with corruption, falsification of documents, abuse of authority and creation of a criminal grouping.
In 2007, Bulgaria has become the EU member state. Its passports allow the citizens of the country traveling and living on the territory of the European Union freely.
Earlier, a criminal gang, which falsified Polish passports for Ukrainians and sent them illegally to the UK, was revealed in Poland.