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Classified Bulgarian State Security Agency (DANS/SANS) intelligence report into high-level corruption. The report was allegedly went missing from the office of the Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev last year.
The theft of the report, allegedly a copy marked "N2", and its re-discovery is at the center of a scandal currently rocking the Bulgarian political and business classes.
The report begins (translation from Bulgarian): “The data coming to DANS indicate the existence of a structure acting parallel to the state authority, which has serious opportunities, funds, and positions for influencing the executive and legislative authorities, and the political and social life in the country. This structure is aspiring to create sustainable forms of parallel authority within the state institutions and services, whose functioning would be guaranteed regardless of the changing of the ruling majority in the government and the Parliament. There are categorical data that representatives of business, state institutions, media, and organized criminal groups in certain cases undertake synchronized actions for achieving their common interests.”