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Children books author arrested for child pornography

A famous Greek children books author has been arrested for possession of child pornography. The 53-year-old man was arrested already on October 18 and was remanded in the special prison for sexual offenders since then. The case became known today, November 2. The multi-awarded author V.P. was also the head …

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“Rapist with tattoo” arrested in Albania, extradited to Greece; more victims come out

The “rapist with tattoo” of Palaio Faliro, a 45-year old Albanian national who fled to his home-country to escape arrest, was arrested by Albanian authorities and extradited to Greece in the early morning hours of Tuesday. After Greece issued an international arrest warrant, Albanian police located the man in his …

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Turkish citizen arrested in Thessaloniki over phone fraud in Germany

A Turkish citizen was arrested in Thessaloniki, in execution of a European warrant issued by German judicial authorities, on charges of participating in telephone fraud in Germany. Sources said the suspect is a 22-year-old man who has already been taken to the Appeals Prosecutor’s Office of Thessaloniki to initiate procedures …

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“Family man” arrested for the repeated rape and pandering of minor girl in Athens

A 53-year-old who repeatedly raped a 12-year-old girl and also operated as a pimp for the underage victim has been arrested in Kolonos district of Athens. His neighbors praised him as a “good and religious family man.” The man has a mini market store in the area and the girl …

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Thassos ferry services cancelled because captain was …drunk!

Three ferry services between the island of Thassos and Keramoti were cancelled on Sunday because the captain was drunk. He only allowed to undergo an alcohol test hours later, when he was sober. Three itineraries on Keramoti – Thassos ferry line did nor run after 11:30 on Sunday morning, September …

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Greek police arrest foreign national, a fraudster, with German warrant

Greek authorities arrested a  37-year-old foreign national with an outstanding European arrest warrant issued by German authorities. The arrest took place at the airport of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Wednesday. The man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for e-mail and telephone fraud amounting to roughly 1.5 million euros. …

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Rhodes: Dutch tourists steal Greek flag, write anti-Greek slogans; arrests

Τhree foreign tourists stole a big Greek flag from its mast on a castle and wrote anti-Greek slogans. They were arrested by the authorities on the island of Rhodes. The three Dutch tourists in their early 20’s told authorities that they were drunk and did not understand what they were …

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German far-right extremist arrested on Kos

A German national was arrested on the island of Kos in the early morning hours of Friday.  Against the 30-year-old man there was an international arrest warrant for participating in a far-right extremist organization. German police officers had traveled to Greece to arrest him and th eoperation was carried out …

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300 kg cocaine seized, four British nationals arrested in Thessaloniki VID

A huge blow to a cocaine trafficking ring in Thessaloniki ended with the arrest of four British nationals, who have been living in Greece for about one year.  Police seized 300 kilos of cocaine shipped to Greece’s second largest port in a freight of bananas. The seizure of cocaine had …

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Evros: 5 human traffickers arrested, 20 migrants prevented from entering Greece

Five human traffickers were arrested over the last two days and at least 20 migrants were prevented from entering the country at the Greek-Turkish border region of Evros, the Alexandroupolis and Orestiada police directorates in northern Greece said on Wednesday. The arrests were carried out in two separate instances, with …

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Chinese businessman arrested for the murder of fellow national

A 47-year-old Chinese national was arrested on Wednesday for the murder of a 38-year-old Chinese woman, whose body had been found by police two years ago in a forest area in Kaza Villia, Attica, the Greek Police has announced. The body of the victim was found inside a suitcase on …

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