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1. Financial education in Cyprus schools after Metamax scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/financial-education-in-cyprus-schools-after-metamax-scandal

The ongoing investigation into the Metamax investment pyramid scheme is causing growing alarm across Cyprus. Complaints to police departments have surpassed 100, with over €220,000 allegedly defrauded. ...

2. Elon Musk commits $45M monthly to boost Trump's election bid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elon-musk-commits-$45m-monthly-to-boost-trump-s-election-bid

Elon Musk intends to contribute $45 million per month to a Super PAC aimed at supporting Donald Trump's electoral campaign, starting from July, as reported by the Wall Street Journal....

3. Cryptocurrency seized in Cyprus as fraud network unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cryptocurrency-seized-in-cyprus-as-fraud-network-unravels

A well-established international cryptocurrency fraud, dismantled recently, resulted in numerous victims and significant profits for a criminal network....

4. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

5. Intruders strike in Limassol, steal €51,000 from Russian investor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/intruders-strike-in-limassol-steal-€51-000-from-russian-investor

Authorities are investigating a robbery case involving a 36-year-old Russian entrepreneur who fell victim to a theft during a cryptocurrency transaction. ...

6. Lather, rinse, repeat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/lather-rinse-repeat

Everywhere we turn in Cyprus, the specter of money laundering looms large. It was an open secret for years that our banking system was complicit, resulting in repercussions from foreign authorities....

7. Bitcoin surpasses $57,000 on ETF boost and corporate investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bitcoin-surpasses-$57-000-on-etf-boost-and-corporate-investments

Bitcoin reached a milestone, surpassing $57,000, driven by increasing demand from exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and corporate investments, notably by MicroStrategy. ...

8. Nicosia senior swindled of €480,000 in cryptocurrency scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-senior-swindled-of-€480-000-in-cryptocurrency-scam

In a disturbing turn of events, a 73-year-old resident of Nicosia has fallen prey to a sophisticated internet fraud scheme, resulting in a substantial loss of over €480,000 in a cryptocurrency scam....

9. January Newsletter of K. Treppides & Co Ltd: CySEC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/3-january-newsletter-of-k-treppides-co-ltd-cysec

A new issue is out from the newsletter by K. Treppides & Co Ltd, a leader in financial advisory and consulting services with offices in three countries....

10. Lagarde's stance on cryptos revealed amidst family investment fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lagarde-s-stance-on-cryptos-revealed-amidst-family-investment-fallout

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde disclosed that her son experienced significant losses while investing in cryptocurrency, as reported by Reuters on November 24. ...

11. Investors pull $956M from Binance after CEO resigns amid legal woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/investors-pull-$956m-from-binance-after-ceo-resigns-amid-legal-woes

In the aftermath of Binance CEO Changping Zhao's resignation and guilty plea, investors withdrew approximately $956 million from the cryptocurrency exchange within the last 24 hours. ...

12. Binance's Zhao, steps down as CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/binance-s-zhao-steps-down-as-ceo

In a significant development for the cryptocurrency world, Changpeng Zhao, better known as CZ, has announced his resignation as the chief executive officer of Binance....

13. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

14. Cyprus banks bracing for profit squeeze according to Moody's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-banks-bracing-for-profit-squeeze-according-to-moody-s

Moody's believes that Cyprus' small and saturated banking sector, the banks' limited loan portfolio, and low fee and commission income will restrict opportunities for growth in domestic banks' activities and profitability in the long term....

15. Crypto 'wonder boy' Sam Bankman-Fried convicted in $8 billion fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/crypto-wonder-boy-sam-bankman-fried-convicted-in-$8-billion-fraud

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former billionaire founder of FTX, a prominent cryptocurrency exchange, was found guilty on Thursday of orchestrating one of the most significant financial frauds in history....

16. Rising scams in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-scams-in-cyprus

Telephone and online scams are on the rise in Cyprus, targeting vulnerable elderly individuals and attempting to swindle their hard-earned money....

17. From ''lovers'' to ''doctors'': Cyprus confronts rising online fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-lovers-to-doctors-cyprus-confronts-rising-online-fraud

Cyprus is witnessing a significant annual increase in online fraud cases, according to Andreas Anastasiades, the Director of the Electronic Crime Sub-Directorate. ...

18. Uncle says Little Hacker was scouting for burial sites

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uncle-says-little-hacker-was-scouting-for-burial-sites

The disappearance of a Limassol man feared murdered has become more complicated after the uncle of the main suspect, known as Little Hacker, offered to point investigators to possible burial sites claiming they were picked by his nephew...

19. Police build disappearance case but no breakthrough

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-build-disappearance-case-but-no-breakthrough

The disappearance of a Limassol man said to be implicated in a convoluted cryptocurrency case continues to baffle Cypriot authorities, following additional arrests and search parties expected to continue after an unsuccessful holiday weekend...

20. Disappearance less clear after cops nab hacker’s pal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-less-clear-after-cops-nab-hacker-s-pal

A man said to be an acquaintance of Little Hacker, the detained suspect in a disappearance case possibly linked to cryptocurrency theft, has also been nabbed by police after investigators became suspicious over partial statements he had made, but charges still remained unclear...

21. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

22. Hackers leak Open University data after ransom demand not met

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hackers-leak-open-university-data-after-ransom-demand-not-met

The Open University of Cyprus failed to meet the deadline set by the "Medusa" group of hackers to pay a ransom in exchange for not releasing sensitive personal data....

23. Deadline looms for hackers' threat to release Open University data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/deadline-looms-for-hackers-threat-to-release-open-university-data

The clock is ticking for the Open University as the deadline looms for a group of hackers called 'Medusa' to release personal data that they intercepted. ...

24. Man scammed out of 200,000 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-scammed-out-of-200-000-euros

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly failing to deliver the agreed amount of cryptocurrencies to a 43-year-old man who reportedly paid 200,000 euros for the digital assets. The transaction was made on February 21, according to the TAE Limassol....

25. Money-laundering platform with ties to Cyprus seized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/money-laundering-platform-with-ties-to-cyprus-seized

The Cyprus Police took part in a joint European operation that led to the seizure of an online cryptocurrency platform/exchange that was being used to launder money from illegal activities. ...

26. Economic events that will be remembered in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-events-that-will-be-remembered-in-2022

The energy crisis, which intensified after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and resulted in skyrocketing gas prices, took the lead throughout the year....

27. MEP Eva Kaili fires back from jail cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mep-eva-kaili-fires-back-from-jail-cell

An attorney for EU lawmaker Eva Kaili, who is accused of being involved in an alleged bribery scandal involving a Gulf state, says money found in his client’s Brussels home did not belong to her, while a Cypriot MEP says he was troubled by her colleague’s stance towards Turkey’s ally Qatar...

28. Cyprus to extend FTX EU license suspension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extend-ftx-eu-license-suspension

Cyprus’ securities regulator plans to extend the suspension of the license of FTX EU and will meet to discuss the matter next week, a spokesperson said on Tuesday...

29. Crypto world shaken as Europe arrests MEP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crypto-world-shaken-as-europe-arrests-mep

The arrest of MEP Eva Kaili on corruption charges involving a Gulf state has sparked media frenzy over the weekend, with Qatar refuting reports that the world cup host is involved while Belgian officials have not named the country that allegedly attempted to bribe the crypto ally...

30. 'FTX-style crypto crash won’t happen in Europe'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ftx-style-crypto-crash-won-t-happen-in-europe

The cryptocurrency world is reeling after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX — but EU policymakers are patting themselves on the back....

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