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1. 49 year old man extorted out of over 40,000 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/49-year-old-man-extorted-out-of-over-40-000-euros

Police on Thursday urged members of the public to be vigilant with regard to their online transactions after a 49-year-old man reported he was scammed out of over €40,000 after receiving advice on social media from a person he did not know on how to invest in cryptocurrency....

2. Cyprus Police probe illegal stem cell therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-illegal-stem-cell-therapy

Cyprus Police raided a Long Covid clinic in Larnaca this week where it turned out that stem cells from donors in Ukraine were being used illegally in overpromised patients with chronic illnesses who flock to the island’s southern town for treatment...

3. Cypriot officers fly to Germany to bring groom back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-fly-to-germany-to-bring-groom-back

Cypriot police officers traveled to Germany this week to pick up a marriage fraud suspect, who is believed to have fled the island where his wife was recently recognized as a trafficking victim in an ongoing criminal case...

4. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

5. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

6. Local councilor arrested after company bleeds cash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-councilor-arrested-after-company-bleeds-cash

A local councilor in rural Larnaca has been remanded in custody on suspicion of swindling a produce company in his community out of half a million, following an audit that revealed blank cheques were misused...

7. Police arrest suspects in latest scam probes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-arrest-suspects-in-latest-scam-probes

Cyprus Police have been rounding up suspects in connection with fraud and deception cases under investigation, including a man accused of promising fame to unsuspecting artists under false pretenses...

8. EU's biometric entry/exit system to launch in a few months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-biometric-entry-exit-system-to-launch-in-a-few-months

The European Union’s Entry-Exit System (EES), which aims to enhance internal security and modernise external border management, will start its operation just a few months from now....

9. Volunteerism czar pleads not guilty to faking resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteerism-czar-pleads-not-guilty-to-faking-resume

A former volunteerism commissioner, who resigned his post last year amid allegations he had lied on his school report and professional resume, has pleaded not guilty with his new lawyer arguing his client was not getting a fair shake in the media...

10. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

11. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Digitalization of the Global Tax Administration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-digitalization-of-the-global-tax-administration

In the era of the coronavirus pandemic, the digital revolution, and the ever-evolving globalization, the digitalization of the tax administration seems to be a one-way route. But what exactly is the digitalization of the tax administration and how this will affect the tax function around the globe?...

12. Lawyer lying his way into client’s quarter million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-accused-of-lying-his-way-into-client-s-quarter-mil

A lawyer in Cyprus, who has been accused of pocketing a quarter million euro of insurance money awarded to his client, is facing multiple fraud charges following his extradition by German authorities years later...

13. Head of EU border agency offers to resign after accusations of rights abuse, sources say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/head-of-eu-border-agency-offers-to-resign-after-accusations-of-rights-abuse-sources-say

The head of the European Union’s border agency Frontex, Fabrice Leggeri, has offered to resign, a source told Reuters on Friday, after accusations that the body mistreated migrants on the external frontiers of the bloc....

14. Three women jailed in ‘illegal brothel’ case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-jailed-in-‘illegal-brothel-case

Three women initially suspected of being sex trafficking victims have been arrested in Nicosia on suspicion of taking part in the running of an illegal brothel, with police securing eight-day remands but declining to specify any provisional charges against them...

15. The MSCI 2021 results are in - Consulco Outperforms the Market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-msci-2021-results-are-in-consulco-outperforms-the-market

The MSCI results are now available, and Consulco’s London commercial real estate portfolio has outperformed the Greater London Retail property market in all time frames over 3, 5 & 10 years, achieving a 7.5% total return per annum since inception....

16. CYCLOPS: 'The crown of our security co-operation', says Kasoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclops-the-crown-of-our-security-co-operation-says-kasoulides

On Wednesday, US Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, and Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, expressed their wish that the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-seas, and Port Security (CYCLOPS) will help promote security in the region....

17. Jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny sentenced to another nine years in prison for fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jailed-kremlin-critic-alexey-navalny-sentenced-to-another-nine-years-in-prison-for-fraud

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to nine years in a maximum-security jail, according to Russian state-owned news agency Tass....

18. Cypriot video game designer denies links to malware found before Russian invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-video-game-designer-denies-links-to-malware-found-before-russian-invasion

A 24-year-old videogame designer who runs his small business out of a home next to an old Cypriot church in a quiet suburb of Nicosia now finds himself entangled in a global crisis following the Russian invasion of Ukraine....

19. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

20. Conspicuous driver busted for drugs at checkpoint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conspicuous-driver-busted-for-drugs-at-checkpoint

A man was arrested Monday at the Agios Dometios checkpoint after Greek Cypriot customs officers found drugs in his car, with the incident taking place just days after Turkish Cypriots accused the south of ramping up checks to deter shopping in the north...

21. JP Morgan is first bank to enter the metaverse with a virtual 'Onyx lounge'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/jp-morgan-is-first-bank-to-enter-the-metaverse-with-a-virtual-onyx-lounge

J.P. Morgan opened up an "Onyx lounge" in the metaverse on Tuesday, a virtual lounge in the blockchain-based world of Decentraland....

22. Wars over imported damaged vehicles get ugly in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wars-over-imported-damaged-vehicles-get-ugly-in-cyprus

Cyprus police have been keeping on the down low an investigation into alleged irregularities involving imported damaged vehicles, with reports saying a state employee’s vehicle was torched after he blew the whistle on a suspected illegal network amid government efforts to take lemons off the street...

23. Seven arrested over dozens of deaths in Cretan nursing home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-arrested-over-dozens-of-deaths-in-cretan-nursing-home

Police on Crete arrested seven people on Wednesday in relation to the deaths of dozens of people in a private nursing home in Hania....

24. Doctor kicked out of GESY over fictitious charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-kicked-out-of-gesy-over-fictitious-charges

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with a case against a GESY doctor suspected of health insurance fraud, after officials found he had been racking up false claims for medically unnecessary injections...

25. US judge sentences DVD pirate arrested in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-judge-sentences-dvd-pirate-arrested-in-cyprus

A British national who was arrested in Cyprus in 2020 in connection with a global piracy ring may start to take the FBI warning on DVD’s a bit more seriously, after a US judge this week sentenced the 'deeply remorseful' offender to 22 months...

26. Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in Bulgarian cocaine traffickers trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/credit-suisse-faces-money-laundering-charges-in-bulgarian-cocaine-traffickers-trial

Credit Suisse faced charges in a Swiss court on Monday for allowing an alleged Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang to launder millions of euros, some of it stuffed into suitcases....

27. US school weighs in on commissioner’s inflated resume

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-school-weighs-in-on-commissioner-s-inflated-resume

An American university reportedly never knew about a former volunteerism commissioner in Cyprus, who resigned his position last year amid allegations he manipulated his resume and credentials...

28. Cypriot judge bails Chinese duo on technicality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-judge-bails-chinese-duo-on-technicality

A mother and son from China facing extradition in Cyprus on investment fraud charges have been released on bail, with a Paphos judge allowing them to walk free citing prosecution paperwork delays...

29. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

30. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

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