Cyprus fights crypto crime

Cyprus has joined the big boys in the digital currency sphere, becoming a training hub for law enforcement agencies worldwide. The Mediterranean island is stepping up in the digital world as it

Public called to identify stolen items

Two individuals were remanded in custody for four days after a short police chase saw them stopped in the early hours in the Curium area with what is believed to be stolen

Missing women’s case is now double murder

A 32-year-old Syrian man previously held in connection to the disappearance of two Russian women, has been remanded in custody for eight on charges of a premeditated double murder, after their bodies

Ηouse Speaker wants femicide criminalised

Cyprus’ first female House Speaker, Annita Demetriou, proposes the specific charge of femicide be added to the criminal code and carry a maximum life sentence for the perpetrators. She told the House

Punish golden passports crime

Last October, the international broadcaster Al Jazeera released a damning investigative report on how a convicted criminal can obtain a European passport in Cyprus for the right price. The report sent shockwaves


Man held after deadly Nicosia mugging

A 22-year-old Palestinian man is in police custody suspected of the robbery and murder of Ahmed Bin Talib, 24, from Pakistan in central Nicosia on Sunday. The suspect appeared before a Nicosia

Ukrainian in custody over $92 mln fraud

A 42-year-old Ukrainian national was remanded in Cyprus police custody for seven days on suspicion of financial fraud for allegedly scamming $92 mln from a Cypriot company. The man was arrested on