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15 August, 2022
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Larnaca protection racket moves to trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-protection-racket-moves-to-trial

Two men have been arrested so far on money extortion and racketeering charges in connection with a case of mafia protection in Larnaca...

11. Nicosia cop arrested on racketeering charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-cop-arrested-on-racketeering-charges

Three men, including a police officer, have been arrested on racketeering charges following allegations by a construction company owner who says the suspects threatened him...

12. Sex tape extortion suspects say cops beat them

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-tape-extortion-suspects-say-cops-beat-them

Two Indian males, who were arrested Sunday in a recent sex tape extortion scheme, told the judge they were badly beaten by cops during detention...

13. Men arrested in Limassol sex tape extortion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-arrested-in-limassol-sex-tape-extortion

An Indian woman in Limassol led undercover cops to the arrest of two of her three tormentors, who were using a sex video to extort money and gain sexual favours...

14. Suspected loan-shark arrested in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-loan-shark-arrested-in-limassol

The Limassol District Court has remanded a 70-year-old local moneylender for seven days on multiple charges including money extortion, blackmail, and illegal loan-sharking...

15. Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/email-phishing-scams-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

The police cybercrime unit is warning the public of a money extortion scheme, following complaints from people who recently received threatening emails...

16. Extradition case of Cypriot hacker delayed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-of-cypriot-hacker-delayed

The extradition hearing of a 20-year-old man in Cyprus, accused of wire fraud and wanted by the FBI, was interrupted Thursday after his defence team accused the prosecutor of withholding evidence and presenting an reliable witness. His Cypriot trial is scheduled to go forward April 3....

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