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61. Experts to take charge of high-profile corruption cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-to-take-charge-of-high-profile-corruption-cases

The Anti-Corruption Authority has initiated investigations and assessments of the complaints it has received....

62. JPMorgan chase settles $290M lawsuit with Epstein victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jpmorgan-chase-settles-$290m-lawsuit-with-epstein-victims

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reached a tentative $290 million settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, one of two lawsuits alleging the nation's largest bank ignored warnings about its longtime client and facilitated his alleged sex trafficking....

63. $280B lost in fraud and mismanagement of US Covid relief aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$280b-lost-in-fraud-and-mismanagement-of-us-covid-relief-aid

A recent investigation conducted by the Associated Press has exposed a rampant wave of fraud and mismanagement in the distribution of federal COVID-19 relief aid in the United States....

64. Massive cash haul uncovered at Paphos airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-cash-haul-uncovered-at-paphos-airport

In a joint operation between the Customs Department and the YKAN (Financial Intelligence Unit), a startling discovery was made at Paphos Airport on Thursday night, 8th June 2023....

65. British-Cypriot forex boss found guilty of fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-cypriot-forex-boss-found-guilty-of-fraud

A jury in a London court has found a forex trader of Cypriot origin guilty of fraud....

66. Deutsche Bank agrees to $75M settlement in Epstein abuse lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deutsche-bank-agrees-to-$75m-settlement-in-epstein-abuse-lawsuit

Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit by women who say they were abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein and accused the German bank of facilitating his sex trafficking....

67. 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...

68. 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. ...

69. Assets of US and UK sanctioned entities in Cyprus will be frozen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/assets-of-us-and-uk-sanctioned-entities-in-cyprus-will-be-frozen

Cypriot individuals and entities included in UK and US sanctions list will see their assets in the Cypriot banking system frozen and will not be able to carry out any banking transaction in Cyprus, Marios Skandalis, Chief Compliance Officer of Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender has said....

70. Two Cypriots sanctioned by UK over links to Russian oligarchs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/two-cypriots-sanctioned-by-uk-over-links-to-russian-oligarchs

The British government has added two Cypriots to its sanctions list due to their professional connections with Russian oligarchs Roman Abramovich and Aliyev Ushmanov. ...

71. Inside the high-stakes prosecution of a former president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inside-the-high-stakes-prosecution-of-a-former-president

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has made history by becoming the first president to face criminal charges before a court of justice in the United States. ...

72. Passports of Russian officials confiscated to prevent overseas escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-of-russian-officials-confiscated-to-prevent-overseas-escape

A Soviet-style practice is being resorted to by Russia's security services, confiscating the passports of senior officials and executives of state-owned companies to prevent travel abroad, as "paranoia about leaks and defections spreads in Vladimir Putin's regime," reports the Financial Times....

73. Generative AI could automate 300mn jobs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/generative-ai-could-automate-300mn-jobs

According to a report in the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs has found that "generative" AI systems such as ChatGPT could lead to the automation of a quarter of the work done in the US and eurozone....

74. 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....

75. Panzeri to be let off after agreeing to name names

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panzeri-to-be-let-off-after-agreeing-to-name-names

Belgium’s federal prosecutor said on Tuesday that former Italian member of the European Parliament Pier Antonio Panzeri agreed to work with Belgian authorities over a cash-for-influence corruption scandal in exchange for a reduced sentence...

76. Cypriot author claims police trying to ban his book on corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-author-claims-police-trying-to-ban-his-book-on-corruption

A Cypriot investigative journalist accused the police on Wednesday of trying to prevent him from publishing books he wrote about corruption in his country....

77. Cypriot judge slams Chinese justice in extradition case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-slams-chinese-justice-in-extradition-case

A Cypriot judge denied last week an extradition requests citing a lack of fair trials in China, a decision said to be a precedent for many other cases on the island, in Europe, and around the world...

78. Predator probe focuses on suspicious SMS from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/predator-probe-focuses-on-suspicious-sms-from-us

Two Greek prosecutors investigating all allegations of illegal electronic surveillance of dozens of individuals in Greece have submitted a request to US authorities for judicial assistance...

79. 'Generators of hope'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-generators-of-hope

The war in Ukraine is continuing unabatedly. Every day we hear about new atrocities of seemingly indiscriminate bombing of civilians. But we also see deliberate and targeted attacks on critical civilian infrastructure, such as electricity transmission networks....

80. 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...

81. Cyprus helps uncover VAT carousel fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-helps-uncover-vat-carousel-fraud

Cypriot authorities swung into action after an investigation of fraudulent activity in Portugal was expanded through the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, with several companies on the island reportedly linked to a scheme that cost Lisbon tens of millions in tax revenue...

82. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

83. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

84. Nouris: EU should sanction countries that instrumentalize migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nouris-eu-should-sanction-countries-that-instrumentalize-migration

The EU should have concrete sanctions in place when there is proof that migrants are being instrumentalized, as in the case of Cyprus, Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said....

85. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

86. 20 years in prison for former Cypriot oligarch Oleg Deripaska

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-years-in-prison-for-former-cypriot-oligarch-oleg-deripaska

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who received a Cypriot passport in 2018 and had his Cypriot citizenship revoked in April 2022, faces a charge of conspiracy to violate and evade US sanctions with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison....

87. Gun report adds new twist in Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gun-report-adds-new-twist-in-azeri-case

The Azeri suspect in a contentious thwarted plot against Israelis in Cyprus has admitted some charges essentially throwing a curve ball at the prosecution, with the defense raising serious questions over murder-for-hire conspiracy and terrorism accusations...

88. Russian embassy weighs in on knife assault in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-embassy-weighs-in-on-knife-assault-in-cyprus

The Russian embassy in Nicosia is calling for a 'thorough and objective' investigation into a knife assault in Larnaca, hoping a fair punishment would act as a deterrent in Cyprus after a Ukrainian female was caught on video threatening people at a pro-Russia event...

89. Increasing demand for mail-order abortion pills after SC ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increasing-demand-for-mail-order-abortion-pills-after-sc-ruling

Telehealth abortion providers have reported a surge in inquiries following the US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe vs Wade, as the rapidly proliferating number of states banning terminations forces more women to turn to mail-order pills to end their pregnancies....

90. 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....

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