Grigore Caramalac,


Name: GrigoreSurname: Caramalac, AKA: Bulgaru (the Bulgarian)
Date of birth: Mar. 21, 1965Place of birth: TaracliaNationality: MoldovanAddress: 1 Mai, 211, Taraclia, Moldova (believed to live in Moscow)
Spouse: Galina Karamalak Children: Interests:
Alleged Illegal Activities: racketeering, fraudSource:
Additional Information:
Biography
Grigore Carmalac, AKA Bulgaru, is a Moldovan crime figure who has split time between Moscow and Chisinau, and is currently on the Interpol Most Wanted list.
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Countries of Residence
Moldova
Russia
Countries Used as "Safe Heaven"
Ukraine
Russia
Countries Operating In

Associates

Persons with some association whether legally or personally with the party
First NameSurnameAKAConnectionDate of BirthDescriptionSource
SISCOVVasilebusiness partner Bulgaru tried several times to kill Siscov
SOSEVPetrubusiness partner former communist MP
BARCAVladimir former policeman, arrested for participating in a killing attempt, hired by Bulgaru
MaskaliovBoris former secret service officer, arrested for participating in a killing attempt, hired by Bulgaru
POPANicolae former secret service officer, arrested for a murder attempt, hired by Bulgaru
VARLANMircea former secret service officer, arrested for a murder attempt, hired by Bulgaru
MOSKALICIUKVladimir PavloviciMakenavor y zakoneMay. 15, 1967detained in "Pruncul" prison
RAMAZAMOVUruzbiev Ruslanvor y zakone since 1980Feb. 1, 1954- served time in jail during the Soviet Union- had businesses in Gagauzia and Transdniester. - detained in prison in Moldova

Charges

TypeCharging BodyChargeDateDescriptionSource
ConvictionJan. 1, 1985convicted for 7 years in prison during the Soviet Union
Arrestraketeering, fraud, extortion, theftSep. 1, 1998arrested, then released and then on the run
ArrestInternational warrant for fraudMay. 15, 2003arrested in Kiev, released and disappeared

Companies

NameType of OwnershipPercentage OwnershipOther OwnersDescriptionAnnual IncomeSource
Boeana GrupPersonalco-ownerVasile SISCOV, Galina Karamalaktrade in wine, petroleum and tobacco

Legal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource

Illegal Income

OriginAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource
trading in petroleum, tobacco and wines
extortion, raketeering

Donations & Charity

OrganizationAmountTime FrameDescriptionSource

Real Assets

Type of PropertyEstimated ValueDescriptionSource
Real-estateowns a house in Moscow and one in Kiev

Links & Connections

This section lists persons who are linked through other connections including businesses or mutual associates. This may not indicate a direct relationship between the parties.
Name of the Person / OrganizationDescriptionSource
Moscow - Solntsevskayasince his early times in prison in the 80's he got in contact with Solntsevskaya mafia group from Moscow


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