Dimitar Iliev

Dimitar Iliev is an award-winning Sofia-based reporter with 25 years of experience.


He is known for investigating organised crime, financial affairs and arms and cigarette smuggling. He leads the investigations department at Bulgaria’s Standart News.

Fellowship Article


Lax controls over the ‘parallel trade’ of expensive pharmaceuticals makes Bulgaria’s health care system ripe for plunder. Patients are the losers.


25 Jul 2017 / 11:36

Are Bulgarian Hospitals Doctoring Patient Data?

Dimitar Iliev

Comparing the way expensive oncology medicines are dispensed at hospitals in Bulgaria and Portugal, something doesn’t add up