Two of the journalists from BBC who exposed a baby trafficker in the Bulgarian coastal city of Varna have criminal records themselves.
The journalists, who reported on trafficking for a recently aired edition of the BBC Ten O'Clock News, have records for driving without licences, participation in fraud conspiracy, and driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Bulgarian Interior Minister has requested an emergency meeting with UK Ambassador to Bulgaria to discuss the issue, Focus news agency reported.
Bulgarian INTERPOL desk sent an official requirement asking the London desk to provide more information about the BBC journalists.
Varna's police officers detained the Bulgarian named in the BBC report.