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03 December, 2021
 

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1. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

2. Europe’s chief prosecutor drops by to check on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-chief-prosecutor-drops-by-to-check-on-cyprus

Europe’s newly-appointed chief prosecutor paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus on Monday, where she held talks with the island’s Law Office in an effort to iron out Nicosia’s administrative challenges and concerns in the EU’s fight against corruption...

3. Fiji frees Cypriot brothers on time served

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fiji-frees-cypriot-brothers-on-time-served

Two Cypriot brothers accused of money laundering through credit cards in Fiji have been released, with a court sentencing them to time served after spending two years in remand...

4. Police are warning citizens over fraudulent calls from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-are-warning-citizens-over-fraudulent-calls-from-abroad

Police are warning the public about fraudulent phone calls made to citizens that originate from outside the country but use local Cyprus telephone numbers....

5. Israeli forex boss in Limassol faces extradition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-forex-boss-in-limassol-faces-extradition

The lawyers of a foreign exchange company boss in Limassol, who has been arrested in Cyprus in connection with a multimillion takedown of illegal online investments in Germany, have asked for more time before their client appears for his extradition hearing...

6. International fraud ring dismantled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-fraud-ring-dismantled

A criminal organization involved in cyber fraud in Europe has been dismantled...

7. Los Angeles: Psychic sued for failing to remove curse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/psychic-lawsuit

An American man has filed a lawsuit against a psychic who promised him that she could remove a curse on his marriage put there by a witch hired by his ex-partner....

8. EY reports global revenues of US$40b in 2021 and outlines record US$10b investment plan over next three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-reports-global-revenues-of-us$40b-in-2021-and-outlines-record-us$10b-investment-plan-over-next-three-years

EY announces combined global revenues of US$40b for the financial year ended June 2021 (FY21), an increase of 7.3%, a solid result given the global economic impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

9. Another case of cyber fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/internet-fraud-in-lim

A 41-year-old businessman who allegedly paid $ 44,900 into a bank account, but which did not belong to a company with which he works, fell victim to cyber fraud....

10. Another 85 million by February if Cyprus meets deadline of key reforms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-meet-deadline-of-key-reforms-to-receive-the-next-85-million-from-the-eu

With the first 157m euros already paid in advance from the Cyprus Recovery and Resilience Fund, the country still has a long way to go to complete the reforms and investments required to unlock the next 85m euros which is due to be received in February 2022....

11. Suspected healthcare fraud lands doctor in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-healthcare-fraud-lands-doctor-in-jail

A Limassol judge has ordered a detained gynecologist to remain in custody for two days, as police investigators examine a complaint by an elderly patient who thought she had her uterus removed by the suspect but later learned it never happened...

12. Police warn public about phony text messages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-about-phony-text-messages

Police are warning the public against fraudulent text messages with links to Banking and Credit Institutions....

13. Cops up their game in safe pass checks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-up-their-game-in-safe-pass-checks

Police officers in the Republic of Cyprus have been instructed to examine Safe Pass documents more closely if they suspect a document might be fake, while violators could face up to three years in prison...

14. Sneaky accountant admits draining company funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sneaky-accountant-admits-draining-company-funds

A woman in Limassol is promising to return stolen money after she was arrested on suspicion of forging company checks and signing them over to herself for a total over €315,000...

15. Safe Pass law lets door greeters inspect ID docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-law-lets-door-greeters-inspect-id-docs

Business establishments in the Republic of Cyprus are now inspecting Safe Pass documents presented at the entrance by customers, who are also required by emergency law to show proof of identity when the employee at the door doubts the veracity of a person’s identity...

16. Anastasiades feels vindicated by passport probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-feels-vindicated-by-passport-report

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says a final report on the island’s disgraced golden passport scheme has alleged no deceit on his part, with the commander in chief apologizing for mistakes made under his administration which he attributed to lack of regulations and oversight over the years...

17. Jho Low wanted to be a Cypriot banker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reporter-says-low-wanted-to-buy-a-cypriot-bank

A British investigative journalist told an audience in Nicosia that Cypriot-naturalized financier Jho Low had tried to use contacts with Kuwaitis to buy a bank on the island where the Malaysian fugitive could launder stolen money...

18. Cyprus’ passport committee issues final report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-passport-committee-issues-final-report

Over half of the golden passports approved by the President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus were illegal, a special committee has found, and it is now up to the attorney general to ascertain whether any ministers may have had fraudulent intent...

19. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

20. Volunteerism czar resigns over 'fake resume'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-resigns-over-fake-resume

The Cypriot volunteerism commissioner has resigned his position following allegations that he manipulated high school grades on his report card and included a fake college degree on his resume...

21. Travelers told Cypriot vax card no good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travelers-told-cypriot-vax-card-no-good

Travelers who got vaccinated in the Republic of Cyprus are being told to get tested again at arrival terminals in other countries, with reports suggesting officials at destination airports have concerns over Cypriot vaccination cards...

22. Backchannel migration approvals probed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/backchannel-migration-approvals-probed

A man has accused the interior minister of approving visa extensions for a select number of foreign workers while rejecting others including his elderly mother’s helper, with reports pointing to a bigger scandal where rejected cases were being approved fraudulently through a channel involving a high price tag...

23. Police probe suspicious rapid test invoices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-suspicious-rapid-test-invoices

Police are investigating allegations of fraud after suspicions emerged that a private company was claiming payments for rapid tests that never took place...

24. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

25. President lashes out at critics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lashes-out-at-critics

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised address on Thursday rejected allegations of corruption within his office and administration, accusing the opposition and media of singling out his former law firm for being involved with golden passports and appealing on the political parties’ patriotism to support a new strategic plan to fight corruption...

26. 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...

27. Fraud suspected in arson of vacant home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraud-suspected-in-arson-of-vacant-home

Police are trying to get to the bottom of an arson case, following a series of arrests including a couple whose home in Limassol was burglarized and damaged by fire last month...

28. President Biden urges Americans to turn page

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-biden-urges-americans-to-turn-page

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans...

29. Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lose-state-fraud-case-in-limassol

Defendants in Limassol’s case involving an alleged scam with food stamps and housing vouchers for homeless persons walked free this week, after prosecutors said they were unable to bring witnesses forward to testify in court...

30. Folli Follie report unveils 17-year scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/folli-follie-report-unveils-17-year-scam

The troubled Folli Follie company’s major shareholders, the Koutsolioutsos family, reaped the benefits of a well-orchestrated fraud scheme that lasted for at least 17 years, under the nose of the supervisory authorities, generating hundreds of millions of euros in profits, according to an audit report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. ...

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