Desislava Taneva has advised farmers to hide frauds because “they will stop our funding from the EU”

13:58, 8 Jun 20
Za Istinata

During an online meeting of the Advisory Council on “Fruit and vegetable production”, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva had explained that violations of payments for "Tied Support" must be hiden by the control authorities, because otherwise the European Commission will stop the money. This becomes clear from a recording of the meeting, published by the website "Bivol". Read more »

“Intrust” EAD – the hidden donation portfolio of Delyan Peevski

0:50, 30 Apr 20
Venelina Popova

Yet in the first days after the state of emergency was imposed in the country, Delyan Peevski – MP from MRF (Movement for rights and freedoms) launched a loudly advertised donation campaign. In it, he was presented as a generous philanthropist, who has donated already (according to media publications) nearly BGN 5 million to hospitals in Bulgaria. But only a few media and journalists have publicly asked the question, what is the origin of the money for these donations and whether they are made according to all the requirements of the law. Read more »

Not a single lev of income for 2019 has been reported by the municipal enterprise “Forests and Lands” in the town of Sevlievo – a company established to make profit

13:08, 21 Apr 20
Emiliya Dimitrova

Throughout 2019, the director of the municipal enterprise "Forests and Lands" in Sevlievo -Alexander Penkov had been on leave. His duties were taken over by his deputy Alexander Atanasov who has a revoked license for forestry activities. However, this was obviously not an obstacle for the company to continue its operations and for the twelve months of last year to report expenses in the amount of BGN 172 thousand. And not a single lev of revenues, although in 2017 the enterprise was established precisely with the idea to make profit for the local administration. Read more »

The coronavirus of the bureaucratic insolence

13:48, 11 Mar 20
Emiliya Dimitrova

The woman you see on the photo from a bTV reportage is Radostina Bratovanova. She entered the news because she is the manager of a home for the elderly in the village of Yavorets near the town of Gabrovo. A year ago, while still Director of the “Social Assistance” Directorate in Gabrovo, Bratovanova filed a defamation lawsuit against “Pro Veritas” and against the journalist Emilia Dimitrova because she refused to admit that as a civil servant she has directed people exactly to this home. And she even was managing it "undercover." Read more »

Did Atanas Kambitov receive BGN 80,000 from the “Start 2015” company while he was mayor of Blagoevgrad?

14:19, 27 Sep 19
Marieta Dimitrova

For two years now, there has been no result of the court trial, which has to establish why in the annual property declaration of Kambitov for 2018 there is an amount exactly identical to the profit of “Start 2015”. Because of the extreme public importance of the topic of the relationship of Atanas Kambitov, Mayor […] Read more »

When it is not snowing in Sevlievo, money is poured in for its cleaning

9:00, 26 Sep 19
Emiliya Dimitrova

The costs of winter maintenance in the municipality increases inexplicably with each new winter season. Every three years the cost of cleaning the snow in the winter in the Municipality of Sevlievo increases by several hundred thousand BGN. Against the mild winters of the last years and the snowfalls that counted on the fingers, it […] Read more »

How the Mayor of Dryanovo boasts that he has concluded an illegal contract for BGN 3.6 million

16:08, 6 Sep 19
Emiliya Dimitrova

The Mayor of Dryanovo municipality Miroslav Semov signed a contract for a public procurement contractor for BGN 3.6 million in indisputable contradiction with the Public Procurement Act (PPA). The scandal in this case is not that the law has been violated but that the Mayor personally boasted on Facebook about what he did.   “Dear Dryanovo […] Read more »