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26 May, 2020
 

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1. Evidence destroyed in Edek probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/evidence-destroyed-in-edek-probe

A political party in the Republic of Cyprus is at the centre of a new investigation into possible obstruction of justice, after it emerged that important evidence into an ongoing probe had been destroyed...

2. Fraudulent scheme ‘unmasked’ by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraudulent-scheme-‘unmasked-by-police

Two suspects are in custody in connection with face mask reseller fraud in Cyprus, after state authorities discovered free supplies with government barcodes being sold in local pharmacies...

3. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

4. Attorney general weighs in on casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-weighs-in-on-casino-probe

The identity of foreign companies suspected of embezzlement of EU funds pumped into a casino project in Cyprus remains unknown, with the island’s legal department clarifying there is no evidence of local companies being involved in illegal activity...

5. Cyprus irked over mystery casino probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-irked-over-mystery-casino-probe

The Republic of Cyprus is asking the European Anti-Fraud Office for more information into a probe of misuse funds, following reports that stolen EU money was pumped into a casino project on the island...

6. EU investigators follow the money to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-investigators-follow-the-money-to-cyprus

Cyprus came on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s radar this week, after it emerged that money allegedly stolen from an environmental project was diverted to a casino project on the island...

7. Mixed reviews on anti-money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-reviews-for-cyprus-anti-money-laundering

A US State Department anti-money laundering report on Cyprus includes fewer negative references but still points to vulnerabilities in the island’s financial services and gaming sectors...

8. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

9. Cyprus a central hub of European match-fixing network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-central-hub-of-european-match-fixing-network

An extensive and revealing report published in the Spanish news outfit El Confidencial identified Cyprus match-fixing as a central hub of European football corruption....

10. Woman gets seven years in white collar crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gets-seven-years-in-white-collar-crime

A former employee at a credit union in eastern Nicosia has been sentenced to seven years in prison for financial crimes worth over half a million...

11. Two in custody over Cyprus football corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-in-custody-over-football-corruption-in-cyprus

There were new developments on Wednesday in the world of Cypriot football, with two suspects remanded in custody over suspicions of rigging the Beautiful Game...

12. Embassies warn Cyprus over fake marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/embassies-warn-cyprus-over-fake-marriages

Cyprus is under harsh criticism from at least three foreign embassies that accuse the government and local municipalities of not doing enough to shut down a fake marriage industry...

13. Pensioner suing convicted ‘fixer’ lawyer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pensioner-suing-convicted-‘fixer-lawyer

A female pensioner, who was swindled out of 350 grand while seeking promotion in the civil service through a back-channel, is suing her former lawyer after he was sentenced to two years for defrauding her...

14. Cyprus gains ground in $92 million fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-headway-in-$92-million-fraud-case

MOKAS officers are making headway in an embezzlement case to the tune of $92 million involving a Cypriot company, after one of five suspects was taken into custody...

15. Half of Cypriots say they're cybercrime-proof

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/half-of-cypriots-proclaim-themselves-cybercrime-proof

Just over half of Cypriots stated they are well informed to protect themselves from cybercrime, a Eurobarometer released by European Commission on Wednesday showed....

16. 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...

17. Low denies central role in 1MDB scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-denies-central-role-in-1mdb-scandal

Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low, whose Cypriot passport came under scrutiny last year, says he was not the mastermind of the 1MDB scandal while confirming rumours he was offered asylum in an unnamed country...

18. Six arrested in fake marriage investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-arrested-in-fake-marriage-investigation

Police are investigating suspected marriage fraud following multiple arrests in Nicosia in connection with alleged fake employment contracts...

19. 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...

20. Jho Low movie gaining popularity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-movie-gaining-popularity

A film about Malaysian financier and Cypriot passport holder Jho Low has been steadily gaining popularity, despite legal challenges over copyright infringement and potential defamation lawsuits...

21. Jho Low may have multiple passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jho-low-may-have-multiple-passports

Reports suggest that fugitive financier Jho Low may be travelling on foreign passports while Malaysian authorities suspect he may be hiding in the Middle East...

22. Where is Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-is-jho-low

There is plenty of speculation in the media over the whereabouts of fugitive financier Jho Low, with the Malaysian inspector general saying he could resort to “unorthodox methods” to get him back...

23. Financier's Cypriot passport rocks the boat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fugitive-financier-s-cypriot-passport-rocks-the-boat

A well-known Malaysian financier wanted by authorities in several countries appears to have obtained a Cypriot passport following recommendations from Archbishop Chrysostomos who cited investment opportunities...

24. MAP S.Platis joins forces with global firm FTI Consulting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/map-s-platis-joins-forces-with-global-firm-fti-consulting

25. Police make headway in welfare fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-make-headway-in-welfare-fraud

Investigators are still trying to unravel a housing scam in Limassol that was set up to defraud state authorities by using people who were homeless and in need for help...

26. Financial Services towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/financial-services-towards-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning

Artificial Intelligence in general and machine learning in particular, is not a new concept, but it is only in recent years that financial services firms have started to learn about and understand its full potential...

27. Filipina in adoption case gets six years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/filipina-in-adoption-case-gets-six-years

A Filipina go-between in a gay adoption case, who was arrested on child trafficking charges, has been sentenced to six years in prison, while two men are still wanted by Cyprus police...

28. Man charged with sexual exploitation of minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-man-facing-sexual-exploitation-of-minors

A man who used a fake woman’s profile on social media has been arrested on charges related to child porn and sexual exploitation of minors...

29. Man calls police, gets arrested on marriage fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-calls-police-arrested-on-marriage-fraud

A man who went to police to report a theft in his apartment ended up being arrested on marriage fraud charges, while his wife and another male are also wanted by authorities...

30. Ayia Napa rape accuser free on bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-free-on-bail

The British young woman accused of making false statements in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa will be free on bail this week, while her legal team is expected to include high-powered British attorneys...

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