A SALES war among a proliferation of rifle ranges in Bulgaria is attracting increasing numbers of Irish criminal gangs for target practice, as reported in yesterday’s Irish Examiner.
Six members of a notorious Limerick gang which travelled to the Bulgarian city of Varna were robbed of all their money when they were held at gun point by members of the Bulgarian mafia. Continue Reading »
The Government is to consider the introduction of anti-racketeering laws similar to those used in the US to target the Mafia, as part of a proposed legislative clampdown on serious organised crime.
Minister for Justice Michael McDowell said yesterday the laws are being considered as part of a package that will also include reform of bail laws and possible amendments to the right to silence. Continue Reading »