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16 February, 2020
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. 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...

22. Traveler arrested over suspicious documents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traveler-arrested-over-suspicious-documents

A judge in Paphos ordered a male traveler of undisclosed origins to be remanded in custody for five days, after airport police said they spotted inconsistencies in his documents as he was trying to catch a flight to Mykonos...

23. Passport holder vindicated after months in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passport-holder-vindicated-after-four-months-in-jail

A French citizen who spent four months in jail awating trial after being accused of using a fake passport was vindicated on Monday, after a judge said a reasonable suspicion against him was not warranted...

24. Two arrested in food stamp scam in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-food-stamp-scam

A civil servant and another person were remanded in custody on Thursday, in connection with a suspected scam over food stamps and rent vouchers destined for foreign low-income beneficiaries...

25. Job scammer gets seven years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/job-scammer-gets-seven-years

A Tunisian man who has been sentenced to seven years on fraud-related charges after he was found guilty of conning 267 people by making empty job promises in France...

26. Missing Romanian teen gets married in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-romanian-teen-gets-married-in-cyprus

A tip from Interpol about a concerned family in Romania over their teenage daughter led to the arrest of a male suspect at Larnaca airport in a possible human trafficking case...

27. Bank employee arrested for stealing €185,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bank-employee-arrested-for-stealing-€185-000

A former bank employee has been arrested by Limassol police after an internal audit reportedly discovered suspicious patterns and anomalies in connection with customers’ bank accounts...

28. Woman accused of stealing from employer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-accused-of-stealing-from-employer

A former employee at a company in Paphos has been arrested on fraud charges, accused of issuing fake receipts and pocketing over 10 grand...

29. Missing complaint leads to Syrian man’s arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missing-complaint-leads-to-man-s-arrest

A Syrian man who was reported missing ended up getting arrested, with police investigating whether he obtained asylum documents on false pretenses ...

30. Supreme Court stunned at lenient sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-stunned-at-lenient-sentence

The Supreme Court has ruled that a suspended sentence for a man, who battered his girlfriend because she refused to have sex, was “exceptionally lenient” especially given his criminal past behaviour...

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