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15 July, 2024
 

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1. Prisons department takes action following attempts to smuggle contraband

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-department-takes-action-following-attempts-to-smuggle-contraband

The Prisons Department in Cyprus has heightened security measures following recent incidents involving the attempted smuggling of mobile phones and drugs into the prison area. ...

2. British tourist fined €10,000 for smuggling tobacco from occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/british-tourist-fined-€10-000-for-smuggling-tobacco-from-occupied-territories

Customs officials seized 29.5 kilograms of rolling tobacco from a British tourist who admitted to buying it in the occupied territories with the intention of transporting it to the UK, according to a statement from the Customs Department....

3. New Zealand recovers 3 tons of cocaine floating in Pacific Ocean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-zealand-recovers-3-tons-of-cocaine-floating-in-pacific-ocean

New Zealand police said Wednesday they found more than 3 tons of cocaine floating in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean after it was dropped there by an international drug-smuggling syndicate....

4. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

5. Credit Suisse guilty of money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-guilty-of-money-laundering

Credit Suisse has been found guilty and fined for involvement in money laundering related to a Bulgarian drugs ring....

6. Cyprus justice comes down hard on foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-justice-comes-down-hard-on-foukou-drug-case

Cyprus’ drug squad chief says he is proud of police officers who worked on the foukou drug case, involving 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in Cypriot barbeques seized by Australian authorities, after a court convicted a man on the word of another suspect who turned witness under a protection program...

7. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

8. Suspect enters witness protection in foukou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-enters-witness-protection-in-foukou-case

A suspect in a huge drug bust case dubbed 'foukou grills for down under' has entered the witness protection program in Cyprus, prompting police to make another arrest in a cross-border investigation spanning multiple countries...

9. President Anastasiades addresses the 76th UN General Assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-anastasiades-addresses-the-76th-un-general-assembly

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, today addressed members of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York....

10. Customs officers raid two shops in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-officers-raid-two-shops-in-paphos

Police officers and customs officials raided at least two business establishments on Monday in Paphos, where suspected counterfeit designer goods have been confiscated...

11. Mixed reviews on anti-money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-reviews-for-cyprus-anti-money-laundering

A US State Department anti-money laundering report on Cyprus includes fewer negative references but still points to vulnerabilities in the island’s financial services and gaming sectors...

12. At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-129-detained-in-large-police-sweep-after-shooting-in-downtown-athens

At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs....

13. Prison officers seize meth in straws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-officers-seize-meth-in-straws

Police say two prison visitors were arrested Thursday on drug possession charges after they were suspected of attempting to smuggle drugs into jail...

14. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

15. Ecstasy in Cypriot BBQs seized 'down under'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecstasy-hidden-in-cypriot-bbqs-seized-down-under

Australian police have arrested two men for allegedly smuggling 645 kilos of ecstasy hidden inside hundreds of aluminium barbecues, the culmination of a six-month investigation spanning three countries ...

16. Customs officer fired over corruption loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-officer-fired-over-corruption-loses-appeal

An administrative court says the Public Service Commission had every right to fire a customs officer from his job, rejecting his appeal after he was convicted of abusing his position in a drug smuggling operation...

17. Six arrested in massive drug bust in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-in-massive-drug-bust-in-limassol

Six men have been arrested and more could soon be detained after a large-scale police operation uncovered some 100 kilos of cannabis in Limassol...

18. Cypriot businessman arrested in Sydney

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-businessman-arrested-in-sydney

A Greek Cypriot businessman has been arrested in Australia over allegations he was stockpiling illegal steroids worth four hundred grand...

19. Cypriot arrested in Sydney on meth charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-arrested-in-sydney-on-meth-charges

A 47-year-old Cypriot male has been arrested at Sydney International Airport on Sunday, with Australian authorities charging him for smuggling drugs into the country worth over €3 million...

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