Bulgaria is "seeking import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material". The flow of archaeological material from Bulgaria has been a matter of note on LM.
Some recent stories and reports (not all on LM):
- Bulgarian objects to be returned from Canada. 21000 objects reported to have been seized in Montreal
- The scale of looting in Bulgaria.
- Looting in Bulgaria.
- Bulgaria as a source for recently surfaced coins. Including the shipping of 1 metric tonne of material through Frankfurt.
- Organized crime in Bulgaria: markets and trends. Chapter 5: The antiquities trade: dealers, traffickers, and connoisseurs. Includes a discussion of coins.