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Archives April 24, 2013 posted by

Land Registry officials accused of corruption and bribery

A NUMBER of “corrupt” public officials at the Land Registry Department have been dipping their hands into the honey jar, Interior Minister Socrates Hasikos said yesterday, adding that the ministry will not hesitate to pursue criminal investigations wherever necessary.

According to Hasikos, seven land registry officials are under criminal or disciplinary investigation in relation to allegations of corruption, bribery, embroilment, violation of personal data laws and depriving the state of revenue.

“It appears there is corruption, without wishing to taint all land registry employees. On the other hand, there are these exceptions where civil servants appear to have been frequently putting their hands in the honey jar,” he said.

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Archives April 3, 2013 posted by

President’s in-laws say lost €15m in write-down

A COMPANY linked with President Nicos Anastasiades, which the opposition claims transferred millions out of Cyprus after a tip off, said yesterday it would bring back the money under certain conditions.
Both Anastasiades and the company have rejected the allegations, published by Haravghi, the mouthpiece of former ruling party AKEL.
The company, belonging to Anastasiades’ daughter’s parents-in-law, A. Loutsios and Sons Ltd, had never denied transferring €10.5 million to Barclays PLC in London, from its bank accounts in Laiki just days before the Eurogroup decided to raid people’s deposits on March 16.

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