Below is the first part of the article on how rich Estonians who invested in the real estate of the Black Sea seaside resort in Varna, Bulgaria, fell victim to a clever scam of the local Chechen criminal gang and lost millions. The scheme mastermind was Ahmed Ozdoyev, a former convict who led rich Estonians to the local Chechen mafia in Varna.
Äripäev spent over six months investigating business connections of criminals and Estonian businessmen in Bulgaria. The preparation of the article was financed by the European Fund for Investigative Journalism at www.journalismfund.eu
Links to the entire five-part series are here:
How rich Estonians fell victim to Chechens in Bulgaria