Boiko Borissov, mayor of Sofia,head of Bulgaria's center-right GERB party, and leading candidate to become Bulgaria's next prime minister reportedly "is seen in Sofia nightspots with the widow of a prominent Bulgarian banker assassinated by an organised crime group".
Described as a "cigar smoking populist," Borissov reportedly "raises eyebrows in Brussels."
Bulgaria is part of the "Balkan Route" whereby organized crime traffics various items, including drugs, into Europe.
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