Journalists investigating EU funds fraud arrested in Bulgaria: bad communication and messy priorities
In the evening of September 13, 2018 IJ4EU grantees and journalists Dimitar Stoyanov of Bivol and Attila Biro of Rise Romania were arrested in Bulgaria where they are investigating EU funds fraud. 5 questions to the Atanas Tchobanov, editor-in-chief of Bivol.bg.
Former ECPMF Journalist-in-Residence Dimitar Stoyanov (r) and his colleague Attila Biro were arrested when they tried to prevent the destruction of files in an EU funds fraud investigation (copyright: Bivol/NDR/Zapp)
Atanas Tchobanov: Dimitar Stoyanov from Bivol.bg and Attila Biro from Rise Romania were working on a massive EU funds fraud case. The first part of the investigation was published Wednesday morning here:…