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Bombers target Cyprus developer

A home-made bomb was detonated outside the offices of a property developer in the Kapparis area of Paralimni on Monday evening.

ACCORDING to police reports the bomb, which was placed outside the offices of Famagusta Developers, went off at around 9:00pm; fortunately no-one was injured by the blast.

The explosion shattered the company’s front window and caused minor damage to the entrance of the building. The total cost of the damage was estimated to be in the region of €1,000.

In August, the Cyprus police announced the company was under investigation in connection with eight complaints filed against it since 2007 – seven in Famagusta and one in Larnaca. The cases mainly concern alleged forgery, obtaining money and property under false pretences and usurping property belonging to another person. In one of the cases, the developer allegedly sold the same flat twice and when was asked to return the money to one of the buyers he issued him a dud cheque twice.

Shortly after, the company and its director Kypros Kyprianou filed a suit against Phileleftheros demanding over €2 million for “written slander and or libel and or damaging lies” for one of its reports entitled “Famagusta in Court.

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  • Andrew says:

    That’ll be a toxic debt time bomb then!

    It seems these developers don’t like it up em Mr. Mannering

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