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31. Rising scams in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-scams-in-cyprus

Telephone and online scams are on the rise in Cyprus, targeting vulnerable elderly individuals and attempting to swindle their hard-earned money....

32. From ''lovers'' to ''doctors'': Cyprus confronts rising online fraud

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/from-lovers-to-doctors-cyprus-confronts-rising-online-fraud

Cyprus is witnessing a significant annual increase in online fraud cases, according to Andreas Anastasiades, the Director of the Electronic Crime Sub-Directorate. ...

33. $280B lost in fraud and mismanagement of US Covid relief aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/$280b-lost-in-fraud-and-mismanagement-of-us-covid-relief-aid

A recent investigation conducted by the Associated Press has exposed a rampant wave of fraud and mismanagement in the distribution of federal COVID-19 relief aid in the United States....

34. 17% of Cypriots admit to purchasing fake goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/17-of-cypriots-admit-to-purchasing-fake-goods

According to a report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Cypriots have admitted to accessing content illegally, particularly for watching sports. ...

35. The 'holiday scam': Protecting yourself when booking online

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-holiday-scam-protecting-yourself-when-booking-online

An increasing number of individuals are opting to plan their vacations online, a trend that, as observed in previous years, carries potential risks and pitfalls. ...

36. Surge in fraudulent accommodation scams targets holidaymakers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-fraudulent-accommodation-scams-targets-holidaymakers

The director of the Electronic Crime Sub-Directorate, Andreas Anastasiades, has issued a warning about a surge in fraudulent activities where criminals are posing as tenants or owners of houses, apartments, and hotels....

37. Police impersonation scam alert!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-impersonation-scam-alert

The police are urging the public to be extra cautious following new reports and complaints of a scam that continues to be perpetrated with the aim of stealing money....

38. Police suspect foul play in cryptic disappearance case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-suspect-foul-play-in-cryptic-disappearance-case

A local man who did time in a US prison and is also being accused of bitcoin theft in Cyprus has turned himself in, but he is reportedly not answering questions about the disappearance of a man whose torched vehicle was found in rural Nicosia last week...

39. FBI warns against using free mobile charging stations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-warns-against-using-free-mobile-charging-stations

The FBI is warning people to steer clear of free cell phone charging stations....

40. Americans traveling to Europe for cheaper Beyonce tickets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-traveling-to-europe-for-cheaper-beyonce-tickets

American fans are booking trips to Europe to go see Beyonce, as the price of tickets to attend her performance is exponentially higher in the United States....

41. Man scammed out of 200,000 euros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-scammed-out-of-200-000-euros

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly failing to deliver the agreed amount of cryptocurrencies to a 43-year-old man who reportedly paid 200,000 euros for the digital assets. The transaction was made on February 21, according to the TAE Limassol....

42. Homes are getting harder to find for Ukraine's animals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/homes-are-getting-harder-to-find-for-ukraine-s-animals

LVIV, Ukraine – The first thing you hear after entering the animal sanctuary in Znesinnya Park near the center of Lviv are the dogs. There are scores of them barking and howling, members of a raucous makeshift orchestra sounding out a discordant opera....

43. Police warn public about messaging scam targeting bank accounts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-about-messaging-scam-targeting-bank-accounts

Police have received reports of money being stolen from citizens' bank accounts after victims are sent messages via SMS or email asking them to click on the links provided in the message and provide personal data....

44. Brothers facing US extradition walk free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-facing-us-extradition-walk-free-in-cyprus

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has ordered the release of five suspects, including two Greek Cypriot brothers, who are wanted by US authorities in connection with an investigation into investment fraud...

45. Government offers cash for whistleblower’s torched cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-offers-cash-for-whistleblower-s-torched-cars

The transport minister in the Republic of Cyprus has been credited with a Cabinet decision to compensate a state employee, whose family vehicles were torched after he blew the whistle on a car sales scam...

46. Turkish Cypriots predict direct Russian flights to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-predict-direct-russian-flights-to-north

Turkish media are citing information that Turkish Cypriots could be closer to getting direct flights between Russia and north Nicosia, an otherwise politically unworkable task due to the division of the island that has come under challenge in recent years...

47. 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....

48. 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...

49. The biggest scam in higher education - the master's degree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-biggest-scam-in-higher-education-the-master-s-degree

It's graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor's degrees and headed off to the next stage of their lives....

50. Mykonos' DK Oyster Bar in legal hot seat for overcharging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mykonos-dk-oyster-bar-in-legal-hot-seat-for-overcharging

Two American tourists are taking legal action against a Greek beach bar after it charged them more than £500 for two drinks and a plate of crab legs....

51. Everything You Need to Know About Crypto Today (at least for the next 8 hours!)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/everything-you-need-to-know-about-crypto-today-at-least-for-the-next-8-hours

Don’t be intimidated by my headline if you know nothing about Bitcoin or the Bored Ape Yacht Club. You are in the majority....

52. Extreme freakish heat in both north and south poles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-freakish-heat-in-both-north-and-south-poles

Earth's poles are undergoing simultaneous freakish extreme heat with parts of Antarctica more than 70 degrees (40 degrees Celsius) warmer than average and areas of the Arctic more than 50 degrees (30 degrees Celsius) warmer than average....

53. People around the world are booking Airbnbs in Ukraine but they don't plan to check in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-around-the-world-are-booking-airbnbs-in-ukraine-but-they-don-t-plan-to-check-in

One of the social media influencers behind the Airbnb effort also has encouraged his followers to patronize Ukrainian merchants on Etsy but ask sellers not to ship any goods. Etsy has announced it's canceling the current balances and fees owed by all sellers in Ukraine....

54. Rape remark lands former commissioner in hot seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-remark-lands-former-commissioner-in-hot-seat

A Cypriot former European commissioner was in the hot seat over the weekend after a comment she made about a rape story in Greece drew criticism from fellow Cypriots and Greeks, who took to social media to condemn her remarks and opine about young women and unwanted sex...

55. Man gets five years for manslaughter in botched drug deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-five-years-for-manslaughter-in-botched-drug-deal

A drug buyer from Larnaca, who ran over with his car and killed a man in Limassol last year, was sentenced to five years in prison for manslaughter, with details heard in court suggesting he was scammed and tried to drive away in anger when the death took place...

56. Police are warning citizens over fraudulent calls from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-are-warning-citizens-over-fraudulent-calls-from-abroad

Police are warning the public about fraudulent phone calls made to citizens that originate from outside the country but use local Cyprus telephone numbers....

57. Suspect got scammed in deadly drug deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-says-he-got-scammed-in-deadly-drug-deal

The suspect in a deadly drug deal gone wrong in Limassol has given his own version of events, saying he flew into a rage after noticing he had paid for Himalayan salt instead of crystal meth...

58. Drug deal gone wrong behind Limassol slaying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-deal-gone-wrong-behind-limassol-slaying

The suspect accused of killing a man by running him over during a dispute in Limassol has been remanded in custody, with reports saying a drug deal gone wrong was the cause of the deadly incident...

59. Police lose state fraud case in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lose-state-fraud-case-in-limassol

Defendants in Limassol’s case involving an alleged scam with food stamps and housing vouchers for homeless persons walked free this week, after prosecutors said they were unable to bring witnesses forward to testify in court...

60. Folli Follie report unveils 17-year scam

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/folli-follie-report-unveils-17-year-scam

The troubled Folli Follie company’s major shareholders, the Koutsolioutsos family, reaped the benefits of a well-orchestrated fraud scheme that lasted for at least 17 years, under the nose of the supervisory authorities, generating hundreds of millions of euros in profits, according to an audit report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. ...

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