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Luxury watch stolen in armed robbery in Denmark found in Athens

A luxury watch stolen during an armed robbery in Denmark five years ago was located in Greece when a woman brought it to a store for repair in Athens. The robbery was attributed to international jewel thief network Pink Panthers. As its serial number was registered, the store technician identified …

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Greek Police arrests police special guard for robbery

Greek police arrested a police special guard and his accomplice for a robbery against a car dealer. The 22-year-old police officer was recent hired for the corps of the Special Guards. The police officer had his 40-year-old accomplice had targeted a 37-year-old car dealer in the south suburbs of Athens …

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AHEPA Hospital: Robbery with a “scent” of terrorism

A robbery attempt at the AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki on Wednesday morning ended up in the arrest of two men with possible connection to the Greek terror organization “Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire.” The two men, aged 35 and 41, entered the hospital on Wednesday morning with the intention …

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Brazen robbery in jewelry shop in downtown Athens caught on video

A robbery in a jewelry shop in one of the most vibrant avenues in downtown Athens takes place in early Friday evening. The three robbers wear hoods and enter the well-known shop at 7:30 p.m. An employee screams, a robber holds out to hit her. Two robbers fill bags they …

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Mysterious robbery on former leper colony island Spinalonga

Authorities have reported a mysterious robbery on the tiny uninhabited island of Spinalonga off NE Crete that was once used as a leper colony. The island is visited daily by thousands of tourists and the ticket revenues were left in a safe yet unguarded. The robbers arrived at the island …

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Mafia-style gang steals diagnostic machines from Greece’s public hospitals

It all started with the theft of diagnostic machines from Agio Savvas Cancer and Oncology Hospital in Athens, last week. The story repeated in the general hospitals of Volos, Lamia and Larissa in Central Greece. Four robberies in a week. Targeted at pulmonary and gastroenterology clinics in public hospital. Bulky …

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Economic impasse and health problems turn Greek granny into a …robber

How much courage does a decent citizen need to cross the line and through over board the code of law? Apparently, a citizen needs lots of courage, significant shortfalls and a huge portion of despair. Financial shortage and health problems were the motives for a  70-year-old granny to turn into a robber. Armed …

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These are the Ancient Artifacts stolen from Olympia Museum (pcts, video)

 Greek police released pictures and video footage of the recovered artifacts stolen from the Museum of Ancient Olympia, after three Greeks were arrested on Friday for the armed robbery in February 2012. The bronze and terracotta statuettes, vases and lamps, which date from the Geometric to the Classical era, all found and …

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Athens: They Stole Charity Meals for the Needy

This robbery stuns us as unknown burglars made the ‘big deal’ and stole foodstuff that was donated to prepare charity meals for 75 needy people. The robbery occurred at Agios Antonios Church in Peristeri, a suburb of western Athens.  The loot was consisting of 200 liter oil, 500 chicken, 80 kilos pulses , 70 …

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