Bulgarians charged in Barbados with money laundering

(Barbados Nation) Two Bulgarians, Vladimir Lachezarof Momchilof, 42, and Krasimir Yanakiev Yanakiev, 37, appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with two counts each of money laundering and going equipped with intent to commit theft.

The pair were taken into custody last Sunday at the Grantley Adams International Airport. They were in possession of large sums of currency of various denominations stuffed in their luggage and concealed on their person in excess of $Bds300 000, police said.

Both men were remanded to HMP Dodds, St Philip,and are scheduled to appear at the District “B” Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday where more charges are expected to be laid against them.


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