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1. Police investigate 55,450 Euro internet extortion case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-55-450-euro-internet-extortion-case

Authorities have launched an investigation into a fraud case following a report by a 60-year-old man alleging that he was defrauded of a total of 55,450 euros by a suspicious woman via the Internet....

2. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

3. Cypriot society: A landscape where pizzas outpace police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cypriot-society-a-landscape-where-pizzas-outpace-police

We live in a society where pizzas arrive faster than the police, once remarked French director Claude Chabrol, and I fear this holds particularly true in the case of our state. Unfortunately, unlike the Cypriot Police, the Cypriot underworld operates like a Swiss watch....

4. Three suspects in Greek mafia assassinations face prosecutor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-suspects-in-greek-mafia-assassinations-face-prosecutor

Three suspects arrested in connection with the assassinations of two prominent members of the so-called Greek Mafia were led before a public prosecutor on Thursday....

5. Police arrested for leaking Mafia-style execution video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrested-for-leaking-mafia-style-execution-video

Two officers of the police’s motorcycle division were arrested on Monday for leaking a video showing the body of a man who was gunned down in a mafia-style execution in the Athens suburb of Neos Kosmos in the early hours of Sunday....

6. Major crime boss gunned down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/major-crime-boss-gunned-down-in-greece

New evidence has emerged about the mafia execution of Vangelis Zambounis on Sunday morning in Neos Kosmos. The Hellenic Police are still investigating the case, which is another episode in the bloody cycle of the Greek mafia....

7. Woman arrested for duping victims of over €430,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-for-duping-victims-of-over-€430-000

In a shocking turn of events, a 52-year-old woman has been apprehended by Limassol Police for allegedly orchestrating a fraudulent real estate scheme. ...

8. Senator Menendez faces explosive new charges of Egypt connection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senator-menendez-faces-explosive-new-charges-of-egypt-connection

US senator Robert Menendez, who is already facing corruption charges, has now been accused of acting as a foreign agent of Egypt. ...

9. Cyprus elections: End of a political era?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-elections-end-of-a-political-era

The Intermediate parties are facing survival problems, introspection, and doubts, despite being part of the coalition government....

10. European leaders standing firm against Erdogan's tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-leaders-standing-firm-against-erdogan-s-tactics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is riding high after extorting Europe and forcing not only Sweden but also NATO to humiliate themselves as supplicants caving to extortion. ...

11. Police raid Eva Kaili’s properties in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-eva-kaili-s-properties-in-athens

Greek and Belgian authorities raided three properties connected to Eva Kaili in Athens, Greek police told Politico...

12. Young man sentenced in sexual abuse of tween

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-sentenced-in-sexual-abuse-of-tween

A young man got a suspended sentence after a Limassol criminal court found him guilty of sexually abusing a young teenage girl, whom he had recorded on video during a lewd act...

13. Giuliani believes Burisma bribed people in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/giuliani-believes-burisma-bribed-people-in-cyprus

Former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani says people in Cyprus and other countries were paid hush money in a global shakedown of the owner of Burisma in order to keep the Ukrainian energy company above scrutiny...

14. 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...

15. More details and questions emerge in disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-details-and-questions-emerge-in-disappearance-case

New developments and more questions emerged on Tuesday in the disappearance of a Limassol man after police re-arrested the main suspect hours before his remand expired, with reports saying the judge heard about new incriminating statements from other jailed suspects...

16. 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...

17. Delivery driver middleman scandal widens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delivery-driver-middleman-scandal-widens

A recent traffic accident has prompted police to widen a fraud investigation that began in Limassol and now has reached the capital, following revelations that foreign food delivery drivers in Cyprus were paying middlemen to secure driver permits through the state’s austere system...

18. Kaili to go home after denying all charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-to-go-home-after-denying-all-charges

Greek MEP Eva Kaili, the former European Parliament vice president accused of corruption, is said to be released from custody while still facing charges, with her lawyers saying he would not admit to crimes she did not commit...

19. Kaili lawyer stunned as MEP’s partner walks free

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kaili-lawyer-stunned-as-mep-s-partner-walks-free

The defense for Greek MEP Eva Kaili is raising hell after Belgian authorities released her partner in an ongoing corruption investigation, with one of her lawyers accusing Belgium’s criminal justice of operating against European legal culture...

20. Cyprus to extradite Chinese national in fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-extradite-chinese-national-in-fraud-case

A fugitive businessman in Cyprus will be handed over to Beijing in connection with a money fraud investigation, a move that challenges recent consensus across Europe against Chinese extradition requests, after the suspect’s lawyers gave their consent provided that Cypriot officials will be allowed to visit the defendant and sit in during court proceedings...

21. Man wanted for 760m euros worth of fraud arrested at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-760m-euros-worth-of-fraud-arrested-at-larnaca-airport

On Sunday night, a 49-year-old man who is wanted by Chinese authorities on an international warrant in connection with a fraud case was apprehended at Larnaca airport....

22. SBA Police probe corrupt official in pizzo case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-police-probe-corrupt-official-in-pizzo-case

A local man working for the Sovereign Base Areas in Cyprus is facing corruption charges, where he is being accused of receiving money from businesses in order to turn a blind eye on violations...

23. Israeli target in Cyprus identified as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-target-in-cyprus-identified-as-plot-thickens

Israeli media suggest 'unpaid debts' were behind a thwarted alleged assassination plot in Cyprus, pointing to a billionaire in the gambling business who left the island after authorities warned an Azeri-Russian seeking him out as a suspected hit man...

24. Cypriot hacker pleads guilty in Atlanta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-pleads-guilty-in-atlanta

A Filipino-Cypriot young man who was extradited to the United States last year on cyber crime charges has pleaded guilty after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors...

25. FBI offers deal to 'Cypriot hacker'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-offers-deal-to-cypriot-hacker

A young man known as the “Cypriot hacker” who was flown to the United States last summer to face trial, may have a deal after all, with reports saying Joshua Polloso Epifaniou is ready to enter a plea but it is unclear if he would need to do jail time halfway around the world...

26. Two extradited from Cyprus to face US justice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-extradited-from-cyprus-to-face-us-justice

The Republic of Cyprus has extradited two alleged cyber criminals to the United States, including a young man who is the first Cypriot national to be extradited under an extradition treaty with the US...

27. Cypriot hacker loses extradition appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-loses-extradition-appeal

A young hacker will be the first Cypriot national to be extradited to the United States and could face up to 20 years in prison after losing his appeal last week...

28. Cypriot hacker to be extradited to US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-to-be-extradited-to-us

A young hacker could be the first ever Cypriot to be extradited to the United States, while his lawyers are urging him to file an appeal...

29. Drugs behind ugly beat-down in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-ugly-beat-down-in-ayia-napa

A suspected drug dealer who was arrested Thursday in Ayia Napa reportedly had locked two younger men in an apartment and gave them a beat-down for failing to pay up...

30. Shots fired at Paphos General Hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shots-fired-at-paphos-general-hospital

Police officers fired shots at Paphos General Hospital to thwart an escape attempt by a detainee on Tuesday evening...

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