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Prominent Member of So-Called ''Greek Mafia'' Arrested in Glyfada

A prominent member of the so-called ''Greek Mafia,'' an organized group which engages in criminal activity, was arrested on Friday in Glyfada, Attica. A man who is believed to be among the leaders of the group was arrested as the...

Greek Police Arrest Three Suspects in 4.2 Million-Euro Theft in Northern Greece

The Hellenic (Greek) Police announced on Saturday that they had arrested three men accused of being involved in the theft of €4.2 million (4.65 million dollars) from the premises of a security company in northern Greece, in January. The Kavala...

Greek Cypriot Mother and Daughter Arrested in the Occupied North

A Greek Cypriot woman and her daughter were arrested in the occupied north on Sunday  and are expected to appear before a military court on Monday, charged with taking photos in the town of Morphou. According to Turkish Cypriot reports, the...

34 Individuals Arrested in Heraklion Airport for Fake Travel Documents

It was made public on Monday that the Greek authorities managed to arrest a total of 34 individuals at Heraklion airport in Crete during the last week of August for fake travel documents. More specifically, 20 men and 14 women...

Three Greek Men Arrested Off Nigeria for Possession of Firearms

A joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and the United States Coast Guard last week arrested nine individuals, including three Greek citizens and one American, off the coast of Nigeria. A Nigerian Navy official told local media that the suspect’s...

82-Year-Old Greek Woman Going to Trial for Selling Wild Greens

An elderly Greek woman is to due to appear in court in June charged with selling wild greens (horta) at a open market of Katerini, Macedonia in 2018. She is charged with selling the greens without a license. 82-year-old Parthena...

Police Arrest Greek Shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos for Unpaid Taxes

Greek shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos was detained on Thursday evening after officers discovered he had been convicted of tax-related crime. The shipowner was apprehended following a random check by the Greek police's DIAS motorcycle unit on Akti Posidonos in Piraeus. Police booked...

Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of Antiquities in Southern Greece

Greek police arrested a 46-year-old man on Tuesday in the southern Peloponnese for illegal possession of dozens of antiquities which he intended to sell. The suspect, arrested in Gythio, Lakonia had three pieces of luggage in his car which were...

One Arrest Made as Ancient Artifacts Found in House in Grevena

Seventeen ancient archaeological treasures have been discovered in the house of a resident of the West Macedonian city of Grevena. The Hellenic Police arrested the 49-year old owner of the home and confiscated among other items four vessels, the base...

Tycoon, Skorpios Owner Rybolovlev Arrested in Monaco

Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested on Tuesday morning in Monaco following an order issued by a local prosecutor stemming from corruption charges. Rybolovlev, who lives in Monaco, is the owner of the AS Monaco football club as well as...