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Three Men Arrested in Mykonos Facing Drug And Prostitution Charges

After a coordinated police operation on the Greek island of Mykonos, three men were arrested on Sunday morning accused of drug trafficking and running a prostitution business in cooperation with some of the island's most prominent businessmen. According to a Greek Police statement,...

Two Greek Police Officers Involved in Drug Trafficking Ring

Two Greek police officers are amongst those accused of being members of a crime ring, which controled the entire drug trafficking network on the islands of Lemnos and Agios Efstratios in the eastern Aegean Sea under its control. According to police,...

Greek Police Arrest Major Heroin Trafficker

Greek Police have arrested two men, a 41-year-old Greek and a 34-year-old Albanian, in Spata, for trafficking large quantities of heroin in Attica and other regions of Greece. According to police, the 34-year-old Albanian was arrested in a garage which was...

Crete: Two Criminal Organizations Dismantled

Greek Police were successful in dismantling two criminal organizations with 96 members active in Crete, in an operation that took place over the weekend. According to Greek authorities, the two separate organizations had the same leader and were constantly taking part...

Undocumented Migrant Numbers Have Doubled

Greek border authorities released statistical data from June 2014 that show a dramatic increase in incidents of immigrants trying to enter Greece illegally. The number of undocumented immigrants has more than doubled compared to June 2013 when border authorities had...

Five Suspects to Testify on 1.1 Tons of Heroin

After a major drug bust in the Filothei suburb of Athens, Greek police has seized almost 1.1 tons of heroin and arrested twelve people in total, five of which will be summoned to testify before an Athens prosecutor on Tuesday,...

Greek Coast Guard and DEA Seize More than a Ton of Heroine in Athens Operation

A large-scale operation is under way by Greek and American authorities for the dismantling of a large heroin distribution network.  The Greek Coast Guard and Police in collaboration with the American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have been conducting raids on several properties...

Greek Authorities to Extradite Wanted Criminal to Canada

Greek authorities announced on Friday, that they are to extradite a wanted criminal to Canada in order for him to stand trial on charges of being involved in counterfeiting Canadian passports and quarterbacking cocaine drug deals. Robby Alkhalil, who is...

Eight Arrests in Two Major Anti-Drug Operations

Greek Police arrested eight people for drug trafficking Monday during two major drug busts in northeast Greece and Attica. In the first case, two people, a man aged 19 and a woman aged 21, have been arrested after police’s anti-drug...

Drugs Flow Through Greek Border With Albania

“The law enforcement authorities in Epirus are faced on a daily basis with an organized crime, that of drug trafficking from Albania to Greece, a natural bridge, as it borders on the neighboring country, 240 kilometers in length, while...