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1. Retired Cypriot police officer wanted in Metamax pyramid scheme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retired-cypriot-police-officer-wanted-in-metamax-pyramid-scheme

Authorities in Cyprus are actively seeking a 63-year-old Greek Cypriot resident of Limassol in connection with the Metamax pyramid scheme fraud, according to information obtained by our website. A warrant for his arrest has been issued....

2. Domestic violence cases on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

Reports of domestic violence in Cyprus have seen a significant rise, with incidents reaching alarming numbers, Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis told a parliamentary committee on Monday....

3. Boeing to plead guilty and pay $243.6M fine in 737 MAX settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boeing-to-plead-guilty-and-pay-$243-6m-fine-in-737-max-settlement

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud conspiracy charge and pay a $243.6 million fine to settle a U.S. Justice Department probe into its involvement in two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX aircraft that resulted in the deaths of 346 people in Indonesia and Ethiopia between 2018 and 2019....

4. Delving into the mind of an arsonist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/delving-into-the-mind-of-an-arsonist

Amid a summer plagued by arson-induced wildfires, authorities in Cyprus are grappling with understanding the motives behind these destructive acts and how to prevent them. ...

5. Suspect admits to murder in Ormideia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-admits-to-murder-in-ormideia

A 45-year-old Greek Cypriot man has been detained for eight days in connection with the murder of Charalambos Konstantinidis, 52, from Paralimni...

6. Archimandrite Nektarios arrested in Avvakoum Monastery probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archimandrite-nektarios-arrested-in-avvakoum-monastery-probe

Police arrested 37-year-old Archimandrite Nektarios on Tuesday in connection with a financial scandal at the Holy Monastery of Saint Avvakoum in Fterikoudi....

7. Limassol man loses €46,900 in car sales scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-man-loses-€46-900-in-car-sales-scam

A 28-year-old man reported to Limassol Police Station that he was the victim of electronic fraud after transferring €46,900 to a bank account he believed belonged to a car sales company....

8. Laura Kovesi: ''There are no 'clean' countries in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/laura-kovesi-there-are-no-clean-countries-in-the-eu

The head of the EPPO (European Public Prosecutor's Office) and the first EU Prosecutor General, Laura Kövesi, spoke with ''K'' during her visit to Cyprus for an event organized by the Department of Legal Science at the University of Cyprus....

9. Man arrested in Nicosia fraud case involving €175,060

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-nicosia-fraud-case-involving-€175-060

Police are investigating a significant fraud case involving the withdrawal of €175,060. A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the case and is currently detained under a court order....

10. Combatting money laundering: Insights from Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/combatting-money-laundering-insights-from-katerina-sikioti-charalambaki

Money laundering poses a significant threat to the EU's economy and society, with organized crime generating revenues of at least €139 billion annually, as emphasized by Katerina Sikioti Charalambaki, a professor and lawyer at the High Court of Justice....

11. Government to appoint criminal investigators to tackle cold case (UPDATE)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-appoint-criminal-investigators-to-tackle-cold-case

The Cyprus Government will make a decisive move today in the long-standing case of Thanassis Nikolaos, President Nicos Christodoulides announced at the start of the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday....

12. AI-powered deepfake identity thefts surge 3,000%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ai-powered-deepfake-identity-thefts-surge-3-000

Several months ago, a worker in Hong Kong unexpectedly conducted a transaction worth $25 million for her company, following instructions given......

13. Massive international fraud ring busted, Cyprus plays crucial role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-international-fraud-ring-busted-cyprus-plays-crucial-role

Cyprus, along with international law enforcement agencies, cracked down on a massive fraud ring with a staggering €645 million turnover....

14. Cyprus urges EU support for Lebanon amid migration challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urges-eu-support-for-lebanon-amid-migration-challenges

The Cypriot government is pleading with the European Union (EU) for financial support for Lebanon to bolster its border management efforts, according to a report by our Brussels correspondent, George Kakouris. ...

15. Authorities stumped on declared cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-stumped-on-declared-cash

The question of the whereabouts of over 90 million euros in cash allegedly spent by travelers arriving in Cyprus through Larnaca and Paphos airports in the last 15 months remains unanswered by competent state authorities....

16. Cabinet approves closer partnership with US to tackle financial crimes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cabinet-approves-closer-partnership-with-us-to-tackle-financial-crimes

Within a short period after Nicosia's announcement of closer cooperation with the US on money laundering issues, the Council of Ministers approved the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Cyprus Police and the FBI. ...

17. The FBI in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-fbi-in-cyprus

By enlisting the help of the FBI – as announced recently – Cyprus is making an effort to deal with the problem of corruption that has been a blight on the country’s reputation for so many years....

18. Occupied territories are a 'black hole' for illicit funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/occupied-territories-are-a-black-hole-for-illicit-funds

The recent update to the US-UK sanctions list, active since last April and aimed at Russia, continues to scrutinize Cypriot-based entities suspected of violating the Russian embargo. ...

19. Cyprus and US forge anti-financial crime alliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-us-forge-anti-financial-crime-alliance

The Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America have announced a significant cooperation initiative aimed at enhancing the ROC's capabilities to combat illicit finance....

20. Theologian's complaint unveils monk misconduct

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/theologian-s-complaint-unveils-monk-misconduct

Theologian Theodoros Kyriakou has made a formal complaint to the police regarding allegations of sexual harassment by a monk towards an individual who had previously been associated with the Avvakoum Monastery....

21. 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....

22. A state held hostage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-state-held-hostage

While society was glued to shocking videos from the Monastery of Saint Avvakoum, sending a message that an entire financial - and not only - fraud was staged to the detriment of the faithful, the President of the Republic visited Mount Athos. ...

23. Police spokesman updates Avvakoum Monastery investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-spokesman-updates-avvakoum-monastery-investigation

Police Spokesman Christos Andreou provided updates on the ongoing investigation into the Monastery of Saint Abbacum, highlighting significant developments in the case....

24. Limassol bust unveils alleged money laundering operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-bust-unveils-alleged-money-laundering-operation

In a targeted operation, Limassol's Organized Crime Unit (OPE) swooped in on a suspected money laundering operation, resulting in multiple arrests and the seizure of significant sums of cash....

25. Monk caught beating woman in shocking video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monk-caught-beating-woman-in-shocking-video

Scandal continues to plague the Church of Cyprus as a video surfaced depicting a disturbing incident at the Holy Monastery of Saint Avakoum in Fterikoudi. In the footage brought to light by Sigma and the show "Protoselido," a monk can be seen physically assaulting a woman....

26. Over 100M euros has passed through Cyprus customs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-100m-euros-has-passed-through-cyprus-customs

The Customs Department, along with the MOKAS and the Police, addressed the issue of money laundering controls in the Republic of Cyprus during a session held today by the Parliamentary Institutions Committee....

27. 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....

28. National Guard's death raises questions on Cyprus justice system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-guard-s-death-raises-questions-on-cyprus-justice-system

Revelations surrounding the death of National Guardsman Thanasis Nicolaou, emerging years after the incident, have sparked both sensation and concern about the functioning of the criminal justice system in Cyprus. ...

29. Ukrainian woman's robbery unravels into money laundering investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-woman-s-robbery-unravels-into-money-laundering-investigation

Investigations are intensifying at Police Headquarters regarding a startling case involving a 31-year-old Ukrainian woman who claimed to be a victim of a robbery in Germasogeia on Friday (01/03). ...

30. Cyprus and Greece forge alliance against potato fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-forge-alliance-against-potato-fraud

Agriculture Minister Maria Panayiotou has requested the assistance of the Greek authorities to address the issue of potatoes from different countries being sold as Cypriot potatoes......

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