Operation Echo

Bulgarian and French judicial and law enforcement authorities, working in close cooperation with Europol's EC3 and Eurojust, disrupted a significant Bulgarian organised crime network suspected of a variety of crimes including electronic payment and document fraud, currency counterfeiting and drugs trafficking.

Results: 11 arrested and 29 houses searched. Complete equipment to produce counterfeit bank cards, computers, phones, flash drives and forged payment cards seized. 

Main figures

  • 11 arrested
  • 29 houses searched


20 May 2014
22 May 2014