On 3 and 4 of October representatives of the AFCOS Directorate within the Ministry of interior visited the European Anti-fraud office (OLAF) headquarters. The visit aimed to familiarize the participants with the work of the directorates and units in OLAF and to improve the interaction and cooperation between the both authorities.

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) closed large-scale investigations in 2017, showing again its capacity to detect and investigate complex fraud schemes across Europe and beyond.

On July 14, 2017, at the request of the Managing Authority of the Science and Education for Smart Growth 2014 – 2020 Operational Program at the Center for the preparation of students for competitions in Sofia, a training seminar was held on the topic "Irregularities and fraud funded by the ESIS".

Representatives of the AFCOS Directorate participated in a seminar „Tools for combating fraud and implementation of the National Anti-Fraud Strategy”, which took place from 31 May to 2 June 2017 in Riga, Latvia.