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German and Polish nationals arrested for “Pyramid” scheme fraud

A German and a Polish nationals wanted by Interpol were arrested in Greece and Italy. The two men were involved in serious fraud with a “pyramid scheme” that bought them profit over 28 million euros. A 60-year-old German man and a 49-year-old Polish man for whom Interpol had issued ‘red …

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German tourist missing on Crete; big Search & Rescue Operation

A big Search And Rescue operation to locate a missing German tourist has been launched police and coast guard in Ierapetra on the island of Crete. The 73-year-old man has been missing since Monday afternoon when he went for a swim in Pachia Ammos beach. According to local media cretalive.gr, …

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Body of missing German mountain climber found on Crete

The body of a missing German mountain climber was recovered from the Vorizia gorge on the island of Crete on Thursday, The 53-year-old man pn vacations on Crete went missing on September 2 Firefighters and police were alerted on Thursday after a body, believed to be that of the missing …

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Cretan “bully” in temporary detention for attacking German tourists

The Cretan bully from Mylopotamos has been ordered to temporary detention for the attack of the German family and their exposure to danger a week ago. The 38-year-old gave a testimony that lasted six hours on Friday. He tried to convince the judicial authorities that it was the German tourists …

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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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One German rescued after sailing boat collides with ferry and sinks

A sailing boat sank in the sea between Oropos and Eretria after colliding with the local ferry Protoporos XIII on Friday morning. The only passenger on the sailing boat, a German national, fell into the water and was rescued by the ferry. The ferry transported the man to the port …

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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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Rhodes: 18-year-old tourist heavily injured after falling from villa roof top

An 18-year-old tourist has been seriously injured and is hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the hospital of the island of Rhodes since early morning hours of Friday. The teenager from Germany had fallen from the roof top of a villa she and her friends have been renting in …

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Turkish soldier fires at German Frontex officers at Greece’s Evros border

A dangerous incident took place at the Evros border netween Turkey and Greece, when Turkish soldiers fired warning shot and then aimed at German officers patrolling with border with Greece. According to an exclusive story by German magazine Der Spiegel the incident took place on April 28. Frontex has deployed …

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German visiting professor dies of COVID-19 in Crete

A 42-year-old German visiting professor died in the general hospital of Heraklio, Crete, on Wednesday. He was the third confirmed case on the island and was hospitalized intubated in the Intensive Care Unit in the last days. According to local media, he had no underlying health problems. Short before he …

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Alert: German-speaking woman of unknown identity is looking for her family

A woman of unknown identity data, most probably of German origin, was found wandering around in West Attica at the end of October. She has been hospitalized in Athens ever since with health and communication problems. He name is given as GEMUA DORA. The Greek service for missing persons has …

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Body of missing German citizen found in wild fire area in East Attica (UPD)

A macabre finding in the yard of a summer house in Neos Voutzas where the wild fire on July 2018 cost the lives of more than 100 people. A local electrician discovered a corpse when he went to the plot to reconnect electricity on Friday morning. According to initial reports …

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