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06 June, 2020
 

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1. 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...

2. Cop sentenced over teen girl’s nudes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-sentenced-over-teen-girl-s-nudes

A Nicosia district judge handed down a six month prison sentence to a police officer, who used a fake profile on Facebook to obtain naked photos from a female high school student and then blackmailed her...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Woman still wanted in Larnaca travel scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-still-wanted-in-larnaca-travel-scam

Police are asking members of the public to help locate a Larnaca woman who is wanted in connection with a suspected travel scam...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. Door-to-door scammers strike again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/door-to-door-scammers-strike-again

An elderly woman in Limassol says she was scammed by two women who took her cash on the pretext they would check the bills for authenticity and bring them back...

9. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Cryptocurrencies/Digital Assets and Regulation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cryptocurrencies-digital-assets-and-regulation

Following the latest trend with the VFA's or Cryptocurrencies or Digital Assets and the Blockchain technology behind them, a booming and contagious effect is spreading between Continents since they are considered to be the ‘golden key’ to a new age...

10. One in 10 Greeks is victim of online scams

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-in-10-greeks-is-victim-of-online-scams

Google is advising internet users to take online security more seriously as a study it commissioned on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday showed that one in 10 Greek internet users has fallen victim to online scams....

11. Cypriot cop saves baby in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-cop-saves-baby-in-athens

A Cypriot police officer, who was on vacation in Athens, sprang into action when he noticed the parents of a baby that stopped breathing were calling for help...

12. Cops warn online romance seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-warn-online-romance-seekers

Police are warning the public, especially those actively looking for love online, not to fall victims to unscrupulous imposters who are after money while pretending they are interested in a romantic relationship...

13. Cyprus gears up for a major cyberattack and cybercrime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-a-major-cyberattack-and-cybercrime

14. Nigerian 'doctor' and co-conspirators make bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-doctor-and-female-co-conspirators-make-bail

Three suspects have been released in the Spanish prisoner scam against where a retired teacher who was swindled out of €117,000, with the main suspect and two other women facing trial in January...

15. Nigerian in Paphos behind Spanish prisoner scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-in-paphos-behind-spanish-prisoner-scam

The 35-year-old suspect in Paphos’ Spanish prisoner scam has been identified as a Nigerian national, who was arrested Thursday along with his 25-year-old girlfriend for swindling €117,000 out of a retired teacher...

16. Second arrest in Spanish prisoner scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-arrest-in-spanish-prisoner-scam

A second suspect is in police custody in Paphos in connection with a Spanish prisoner scam, where a 63-year-old woman was duped into wiring a total of €117,000 to a man she met online...

17. Woman duped in 'Spanish prisoner' scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-duped-in-spanish-prisoner-scam

Police arrested a 60-year-old Nicosia man Sunday evening on fraud charges in connection with an advance-fee scam, following a complaint filed by a 63-year-old teacher who says she was duped into wiring a total of €117,000...

18. Scam promises chance to win expensive phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scam-promises-chance-to-win-expensive-phones

Cybercrime police have been inundated with complaints about a scam using the Post Office logo, where consumers receive misleading text and online messages about a chance to win expensive phones...

19. Customers duped by Larnaca travel agent

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customers-duped-by-larnaca-travel-agent

Police are searching for a Larnaca woman following over a dozen complaints from people who say they were duped by a travel agent into pre-paying for their holiday packages...

20. Larnaca resident behind global online scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-resident-behind-global-online-scam

A global network of online scammers has been dismantled, with the brain of the operation arrested in Larnaca in connection with €18 million worth of damages caused by internet fraud...

21. Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/email-phishing-scams-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

The police cybercrime unit is warning the public of a money extortion scheme, following complaints from people who recently received threatening emails...

22. Woman throws herself at cars for money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-throws-herself-at-cars-for-money

Police are warning the public of con artists and fake car accidents in slow traffic, following a number of incidents where pedestrians pretended to be struck by vehicles and demanded money from the drivers...

23. Two suspects arrested in Limassol rental scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-suspects-arrested-in-limassol-rental-scam

Two people in Limassol are behind bars on suspicion they were renting out a residence that did not belong to them, defrauding tenants by pocketing €800 each month and then disappearing...

24. Police warn public over phone scams

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-over-phone-scams

Cyprus police are warning the public not to let their guard down, following a number of complaints they say they have received about telephone scams aimed at stealing money and jewelry...

25. One in five financial institutions consider cryptocurrency trading

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/one-in-five-financial-institutions-consider-cryptocurrency-trading

Banks are examining client interest and several hedge funds have tried their hand trading virtual currencies...

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