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EC wants answers to risky citizenships

The European Commission has asked Nicosia whether it would investigate “possible misconduct” in the scandal involving the granting of Cypriot citizenship of 26 high-risk individuals.

Passports probe being expanded

In the wake of the Reuters’ exposé into golden passports for the country’s elite, the Cyprus government said it will carry out further investigations into citizenships granted under the previous investment scheme.

Cabinet orders probe into Cambodian passports

The Cabinet has launched an investigation into golden passports for Cambodian elites following the Reuters’ exposé into how relatives and allies of Cambodia’s leader, Hun Sen, have amassed wealth overseas.

Limassol land registry operating like a free-for-all

The situation in the Limassol Land Registry is chaotic with complaints of dodgy practices, bogus claims for travel expenses and overtime pay, co-workers covering for each other, etc.

Money laundering assessment

Cyprus is to undergo a money laundering assessment from a Council of Europe committee comprising a group of experts from Moneyval following negative reports in the international media.

Cyprus cooperative bank investigation (Update)

The situation in which the Cyprus Cooperative Bank now finds itself is to be investigated by a committee appointed by attorney general Costas Clerides amid allegations of mismanagement.

Paphos Land Registry abuse of power

Officials at the Paphos Land Registry have been accused of breach of power by a local businessman who claims that certain officials have been deliberately dragging their feet over the survey of a plot of land.

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.

Possible asset freeze in Aristo case

Police studying the bank accounts of the suspects in the Aristo Developers fraud case may recommend that the financial crimes unit MOKAS requests a court order freezing their assets.

Aristo investigation widens (Update)

The police investigation into the activities of Theodoros Aristodemou, the founder and managing director of Aristo Properties, has widened to probe other developments built by the company.

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