Tens of millions of dollars from Venezuela came to Bulgaria

Десятки миллионов долларов из Венесуэли пришли в Болгарию

Oil company of Venezuela transferred to one of the Bulgarian banks $ 60 million.

This information was announced by the Chairman of the Commission for monitoring the activities of the intelligence services of the Bulgarian Parliament Dimitar Lazarov, UKRINFORM reported.

“The money from Venezuelan oil company in the amount of 60 million dollars received into the Bank account of the Bulgarian citizen, a lawyer. But it also has a second nationality. The money is in the account at the end of 2018. When the money transfer was assisted by the National Bank of Bulgaria,” – said Lazarov.

According to him, the National security Agency to be tested, have there been other operations with this account after receiving the money. It is only known that the money was supposed to transfer to other Bank accounts.

Lazarov stressed that the banking institutions are required to inform security services when applying for customer accounts such large amounts. In this case, the head of the parliamentary Commission could not answer the question whether given such information to the intelligence services.

Earlier, the chief Prosecutor of Bulgaria Sotir tsatsarov said that currently the national security Agency conducts an audit of the Bank, on account of which the money has been received from Venezuela.