Boyan Petrakiev Borisov,


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Name: Boyan PetrakievSurname: Borisov,AKA: The Baron
Date of birth: Apr. 23, 1962Place of birth: SofiaNationality: BulgarianAddress: Sveta gora 17, Sofia
Spouse: Albena Doinova Petrova (24.12.1983)Children: Interests:
Alleged Illegal Activities: Smuggling (mostly at the time of embargo in former Yougoslavia), fraud, drugs, prostitution, racketeeringSource: Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice, Prosecutors Office
Additional Information:Petrakiev was charged with forging credit cards and possessing drugs, but prosecutors released him from his house arrest sentence on May 28, 2007, after prosecutors failed to produce new evidence in their investigation against him. Judges cited a lack of evidence. He claimed he knew nothing about computers, and therefore could not have committed the crime.
Biography
Any person whose legal business is importing monkeys is interesting enough. When his nickname is the Baron and his history includes a trail of arrests, and an Interpol capture, he’s certainly a notable person.
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Associates

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First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
TZARIKUDISHRISTO KOSTAS Sep. 20, 1966
MISHEVRUMEN DIMITROV Jan. 16, 1969
GYAUROVORLIN KOSTADINOV Jun. 8, 1953
DIMITROVALEXANDER LUBOMIROV May. 10, 1969
MADJICHMOMCHILO Serbian
ALEXOVSLAVISHA Serbian

Charges

TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
ArrestBulgarian PoliceCredit Card Forgery Jun. 1, 2006Bulgarian police arrest five people, including Petrakiev, as part of a credit card ring that stretched across Europe. Despite having evidence that included stacks of forged credit cards, a judge frees Petrakiev of all charges in 2007, saying he served enough time in jail already.
armed roberies, kidnapping of peopleAug. 16, 1994Boyan Petrakiev - The Baron -- was arested in a spectacular police action for the first time near a dam at Lake Bratushkovo on Aug, 16, 1994. Charges included armed robberies and kidnapping. All charges were tossed out by a judge in 1995.

Companies

NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
Alianse 2000Personal
El BaronPersonal
Inter Banan CommersePersonal
Montenegro-SPersonal
Sib-Metal, Shecher and Salt (Sugar and Salt)PersonalSlavisha ALEXOV

Documents
The Baron - companies


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VIS, SIK, TIMlinks with local groups VIS, SIK, TIM, etc

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