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20 February, 2020
 

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1. Cyprus 'golden passports' scheme a laundering risk, says watchdog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-scheme-a-laundering-risk-says-watchdog

A European money laundering watchdog has cautioned that a secretive investment-for-passports programme run by Cyprus was vulnerable to money laundering and fraught with risk...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. Cyprus plans to revoke passports after uproar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-plans-to-revoke-passports-after-uproar

Cyprus said on Wednesday that it had started a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship they received under a secretive passports-for-investment scheme, admitting it had flaws...

7. Minister says Cyprus turned page on passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-has-turned-the-page-on-passports

Cyprus’s finance minister acknowledged on Tuesday that some mistakes were made in offering citizenship for investment after disclosures about beneficiaries triggered uproar on the Mediterranean island...

8. 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...

9. Greek golden visa system in a bind

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-golden-visa-system-in-a-bind

Greece’s Golden Visa program, offering five-year residence permits to non-European Union citizens who invest at least 250,000 euros in local property, appears to have become a victim of its own success...

10. Cambodia’s elite exposed through Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cambodia-s-elite-exposed-through-cypriot-documents

Golden visas are back in the news following reports that members of the Cambodian elite received or applied for Cypriot passports, with Reuters raising questions over the citizenship by investment programme...

11. Kenyan tycoon with Cypriot passport files lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kenyan-tycoon-with-cypriot-passport-files-lawsuit

A Kenyan business tycoon who also holds a Cypriot passport is suing authorities in his native country alleging he is being prosecuted unfairly for not disclosing his dual citizenship...

12. European Parliament report accuses seven countries, including Cyprus, of acting as tax havens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-report-accuses-seven-countries-including-cyprus-of-acting-as-tax-havens

The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to curb money-laundering in the bloc by ending programs to sell visas and passports, a step the multi-billion-dollar industry said would cause economic damage....

13. Transparent rules for all on EU citizenship Katainen says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transparent-rules-for-all-on-eu-citizenship-katainen-says

14. More agencies sign up under new golden visa rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-agencies-sign-up-under-new-golden-visa-rules

Over four hundred agents in Cyprus are seeking a permit to be golden visa providers as criticism from the EU and stricter terms introduced by the government point to fierce competition among them...

15. Manafort lawyer blames Cyprus accounts on oligarchs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/manafort-lawyer-blames-cyprus-accounts-on-oligarchs

Prosecutors described Paul Manafort as a “shrewd” liar and accused him of misleading his tax preparers, banks, and US authorities in claiming that secret accounts did not exist...

16. Cyprus wants to rein in ‘passport-selling’ agencies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-rein-in-‘passport-selling-agencies

The Cyprus government has issued strict guidelines aimed at curbing the overt promotion of passports, censuring agencies that explicitly try to lure rich foreign nationals for enrollment in the citizenship-by-investment programme...

17. Buying Greek property makes sense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

18. CNN video peeks at Cypriot EU passports for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnn-peeks-at-eu-passports-for-russians-in-cyprus

Cyprus was featured on CNN’s Around The World video section, where special reporter Matthew Chance highlighted the controversial passport scheme which grants citizenship to wealthy foreign nationals....

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