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23 January, 2022
 

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1. Safe pass arrest sheds light on giant loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-arrest-sheds-light-on-giant-loophole

A man at a local store in Limassol was arrested on Wednesday after police officers who asked to inspect his Safe Pass determined the document did not match his ID card, but not everyone is on the same page regarding secondary inspections at the door...

2. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

3. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

4. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

5. Sneaky accountant admits draining company funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sneaky-accountant-admits-draining-company-funds

A woman in Limassol is promising to return stolen money after she was arrested on suspicion of forging company checks and signing them over to herself for a total over €315,000...

6. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

7. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

8. 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...

9. Police probe suspicious rapid test invoices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-suspicious-rapid-test-invoices

Police are investigating allegations of fraud after suspicions emerged that a private company was claiming payments for rapid tests that never took place...

10. Passport revocation inquiries move forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-revocation-inquiries-move-forward

Cypriot authorities have identified seven individuals or foreign investors who could potentially be stripped of their Cypriot citizenship, after an internal probe pointed to forged documents or misleading information during the golden passport application process...

11. Organ donor preference in new driver permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/organ-donor-preference-in-new-driver-permits

New driver’s permits in the Republic of Cyprus will include organ donor information and other features, including security enhancements, a far cry from current licences printed on a piece of paper...

12. Greek police searching for Cyprus victims of bogus doctor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-police-searching-for-cyprus-victims-of-bogus-doctor

Hellenic Police (ELAS) investigators are searching for Cyprus residents who may have fallen victim to a 47-year-old man who stands accused in Greece of posing as a health specialist and who possibly contributed to the death of three cancer patients, including two teenagers....

13. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

14. Police make headway in welfare fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-make-headway-in-welfare-fraud

Investigators are still trying to unravel a housing scam in Limassol that was set up to defraud state authorities by using people who were homeless and in need for help...

15. Financial Services towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-services-towards-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning

Artificial Intelligence in general and machine learning in particular, is not a new concept, but it is only in recent years that financial services firms have started to learn about and understand its full potential...

16. Two arrested in food stamp scam in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-food-stamp-scam

A civil servant and another person were remanded in custody on Thursday, in connection with a suspected scam over food stamps and rent vouchers destined for foreign low-income beneficiaries...

17. Door-to-door scammers strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/door-to-door-scammers-strike-again

An elderly woman in Limassol says she was scammed by two women who took her cash on the pretext they would check the bills for authenticity and bring them back...

18. Filipina still in jail, adoption trial pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-still-in-jail-adoption-trial-pushed-back

A woman from the Philippines, who acted as a go-between in a gay couple child adoption, remains in prison without a formal attorney after her arraignment was pushed back on Wednesday...

19. Cops warn online romance seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-online-romance-seekers

Police are warning the public, especially those actively looking for love online, not to fall victims to unscrupulous imposters who are after money while pretending they are interested in a romantic relationship...

20. Manafort lawyer blames Cyprus accounts on oligarchs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manafort-lawyer-blames-cyprus-accounts-on-oligarchs

Prosecutors described Paul Manafort as a “shrewd” liar and accused him of misleading his tax preparers, banks, and US authorities in claiming that secret accounts did not exist...

21. New charges connect dots in Russia collusion probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-charges-connect-dots-in-russia-collusion-probe

Recent witness tampering allegations against Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager accused of money laundering in Cyprus among others, are linked to new charges against a political operative with alleged ties to Russian spies...

22. Woman arrested in Nicosia on Russian warrant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-nicosia-on-russian-warrant

A 54-year-old woman was arrested in Nicosia on a Russian warrant, as she was undergoing inspection at the Agios Dhometios checkpoint Wednesday night...

23. Putin easily wins another six-year term

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-easily-wins-another-six-year-term

The longer-term question is whether Putin will soften his anti-Western rhetoric now the election is won...

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