Tag: crime

Two brothers deny killing Greek-Australian John Macris

Two brothers deny killing Greek-Australian John Macris

The two Bulgarian nationals charged with the murder of businessman John Macris, completed their testimony in court on Thursday, denying any involvement in the case. The Greek-Australian businessman was murdered outside his…

Crime crackdown in downtown Athens continues

Crime crackdown in downtown Athens continues

Police continue to crackdown on criminal activity in downtown Athens. According to Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister, Michalis Chrisochoidis, authorities will persist with efforts to turn high-crime parts of the capital into “regular neighbourhoods.”…

Bulgarian national denies killing Greek-Australian John Macris 10

Bulgarian national denies killing Greek-Australian John Macris

After nearly two years, it appears authorities are not yet any closer to discovering who gave the order for businessman John Macris to be murdered. Authorities last year arrested a Bulgarian national…

burglary

Two illegal immigrants on Lesvos charged with burglary

Three cases of thefts were thoroughly investigated by the Mytilini Security Directorate, with the assistance of the Department of Criminological Investigations of the General Regional Police Directorate of the North Aegean and…

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins 12

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins

Greek police have arrested a 55 year old man in Larissa over the illegal possession of 693 ancient coins and other related artefacts. Police from Ioannina had conducted the coordinated operation which…

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures 14

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures

The EU Commission for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, headed by Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos announced that new EU-wide measures countering money laundering entered into force on Monday by criminal law. The…

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime 16

Europeans step up fight against terrorism and crime

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are stepping up their fight against terrorism and crime by approving rules to prevent money laundering as well as tougher checks on cash flows. According to…