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20 May, 2024
 

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1. Cyprus bolsters anti-money laundering arsenal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bolsters-anti-money-laundering-arsenal

The Cyprus government has reaffirmed its steadfast dedication to upholding international standards in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, as outlined in a press release by the Presidency of the Republic....

2. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

3. Authorities stumped on declared cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-stumped-on-declared-cash

The question of the whereabouts of over 90 million euros in cash allegedly spent by travelers arriving in Cyprus through Larnaca and Paphos airports in the last 15 months remains unanswered by competent state authorities....

4. Cyprus and US forge anti-financial crime alliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-forge-anti-financial-crime-alliance

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America have announced a significant cooperation initiative aimed at enhancing the ROC's capabilities to combat illicit finance....

5. Cyprus rocked by abbey scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rocked-by-abbey-sandal

Cyprus is grappling with the fallout from a series of unsettling revelations involving the Abbey of Avvakum, a scandal that has implicated the state, the Church of Cyprus, and the nation’s political sphere, raising serious questions about oversight, responsibility, and the need for swift action....

6. Over 100M euros has passed through Cyprus customs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100m-euros-has-passed-through-cyprus-customs

The Customs Department, along with the MOKAS and the Police, addressed the issue of money laundering controls in the Republic of Cyprus during a session held today by the Parliamentary Institutions Committee....

7. Police investigate possible staging in €420K robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-possible-staging-in-€420k-robbery

In the ongoing investigation involving a 31-year-old woman and 420 thousand euros, Police spokesman Christos Andreou revealed on Tuesday's "Alpha Kalimera" show that there's still much work to be done....

8. Trimiklini scandal unveiled: 15-year licensing nightmare shakes state agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trimiklini-scandal-unveiled-15-year-licensing-nightmare-shakes-state-agencies

The Control Committee of the Parliament heard an outcry from the state services, who took almost 15 years to act on a series of illegal activities......

9. US Ambassador discusses Cyprus and Russian influence in exclusive interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-discusses-cyprus-and-russian-influence-in-exclusive-interview

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus weighs in on whether the island nation's ties to Russian influence are changing. ...

10. President Christodoulides grilled on Russia sanctions progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-grilled-on-russia-sanctions-progress

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, was informed during a meeting on Monday at the Presidential Palace about the course of implementation of decisions taken regarding the improvement of the monitoring framework of the sanctions imposed on Russia by the USA and about the course of investigations carried out for violating sanctions. ...

11. April Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: CySEC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/1-april-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cysec

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in the field of auditing and accounting services with offices in three countries....

12. Cyprus’ passport committee issues final report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-committee-issues-final-report

Over half of the golden passports approved by the President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus were illegal, a special committee has found, and it is now up to the attorney general to ascertain whether any ministers may have had fraudulent intent...

13. Report on passport scheme to be released, President says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-on-passport-scheme-to-be-released-president-says

President Anastasiades said the report of the investigative committee spearheaded by Securities and Exchange Commissioner Demetra Kalorigou on the island’s disgraced citizenship-by-investment program will be released next Tuesday....

14. DIKO raises conflict of interest for AG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-raises-conflict-of-interest-for-ag

DIKO president Nicholas Papadopoulos has raised concerns over conflicts of interest for the state’s attorney general in connection with a golden passports investigation, following a statement from the Presidential Palace on publicizing some findings but not in their entirety...

15. Golden passport findings hard to come by

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/golden-passport-findings-hard-to-come-by

The president of the Cyprus Bar Association says he has received adequate information from the audit office in connection with golden passports, adding that other agencies and officials have refused to share their findings citing direct orders from the interior minister...

16. MOKAS refutes lawyer claim in passport scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mokas-refutes-lawyer-s-claim-in-passport-scandal

The Republic of Cyprus’ Unit for Combating Money Laundering (MOKAS) has weighed in on the passport scandal following Al Jazeera’s earth-shuttering investigative report on corruption in the island’s Citizenship by Investment programme...

17. President’s air travel under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-air-travel-under-scrutiny

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is firing back at critics saying his use of a private jet owned by a Saudi billionaire has actually saved the state a lot of money, while opposition parties raise fears of dependency and quid pro quo with foreign donors...

18. Cyprus gains ground in $92 million fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-headway-in-$92-million-fraud-case

MOKAS officers are making headway in an embezzlement case to the tune of $92 million involving a Cypriot company, after one of five suspects was taken into custody...

19. Finance minister pleased with Waters’ visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-minister-pleased-with-waters-visit

Finance Minister Harris Georgiades says a visit by a US delegation affirms that Cyprus is on the right track in combating money laundering, following a statement by California Congresswoman Maxine Waters who said “Cyprus is up to the challenge....

20. Waters’ summer mission reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/waters-summer-mission-reaches-cyprus

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters is on summer recess trip to Europe with a US special delegation on a mission meeting with officials in Switzerland and Cyprus...

21. US congresswoman on a money trail to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresswoman-on-a-money-trail-to-cyprus

A US Congress delegation is set to visit Cyprus to hold meetings on financial matters, led by Chairwoman Maxine Waters who vowed earlier this year to conduct oversight hearings into financial dealings of the US president...

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