Bulgarian deputy governor takes leave from bank to fight misconduct prosecution


A deputy governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has taken leave of his post pending the outcome of a criminal investigation into allegations of misconduct, the central bank said yesterday.

Tsvetan Gounev, deputy governor and head of banking supervision at the BNB, will stay away from the bank until the case is closed. His duties will be handled by Neli Kordovska, who heads up the banking supervision directorate.

A Bulgarian non-governmental organisation (NGO) set up to investigate

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