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Could face three years in prison for espionage

New York, November 18, 2004—George Buhnici, a reporter for the Romanian private television station Pro-TV, was detained yesterday by Bulgarian border police in the northern Bulgarian city of Ruse while he was trying to return to Romania, according to The Associated Press.

The Bulgarian information agency Focus reported that he was arrested for using a hidden camera and microphone while investigating alleged corruption by border officials in a duty-free shop in Ruse, which also serves as a border crossing point with Romania.
November 18, 2004 12:00 PM ET


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