Prosecutor's Office presses charges against tax officer detained while taking bribe25 February 2020 | 16:55 | FOCUS News Agency
The 60-year old head of the payments and obligations division was arrested yesterday on charges of influence peddling and extortion.
According to the prosecution, the tax officer personally asked a businessman for a bribe of BGN 4,000 to 'fix issues in his company’s documents'.
She was detained while taking half of the amount.
"So far we have no information of other people’s involvement in the case," prosecutor Gavrailov said.
If convicted, the tax officer faces 6 years in prison and a fine of BGN 5,000.
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