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Citizenship schemes pose major corruption risk

Citizenship and residence-by-investment schemes, commonly referred to as ‘Golden Visa’ programmes, are vulnerable to abuse and undermine the fight against corruption in the European Union.

Cyprus justice subverted by corruption

Former ECHR judge has charged that corruption has crept into the Cyprus justice system casting doubt over certain decisions; the judiciary is lacking knowledge, impartiality, and self-awareness.

Rooting out corruption in Paphos

Paphos mayor Phedonas Phedonos is investigating another case of possible corruption and although it appears that Paphos led the way, corruption had thrived in other towns for many years as well.

Corruption in the Land Registry

Various cases of possible corruption at the Land Registry have been uncovered by the Cyprus Auditor General, Odysseas Michaelides, together with tax evasion by lawyers and doctors and under-charging.

Banking system corruption

Investigators looking into corruption in the Cyprus banking system that resulted in the collapse of the island’s economy have uncovered unprecedented bad lending practices by the banks.

Decline and fall of the demagogues

For a very long time Cyprus has suffered from ‘sovereign corruption’, but is the mould finally starting to crack as news of those once considered as demagogues are bought to justice.

Mortgage question raised in House

Questions about allegations of mis-selling and corruption relating to mortgages granted to UK citizens for the purchase of property in Cyprus have recently been raised in the UK parliament.

Cyprus anti-corruption hotline

Transparency International, the global coalition against corruption, will introduce an anti-corruption hotline in Cyprus on 2nd October to guide and support those who encounter corruption.

Property scam shows ugly face of corruption

It has been a long common secret that if you want anything done with your property, then you need to know the right people, in the right place and have the right amount in your pocket.

Shepherd jailed for building hut

Why can a shepherd be jailed for building a hut when a wealthy businessman can add an extra floor to his house or a developer build without having first secured the necessary permits without being sent to prison?

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