Property crimes

Card fraud rises 43% in a year

Cardholders in Greece lost 13.5 million euros in 2023, falling victim to fraud by people who either stole their card or their data. This is a part of the total loss that occurred through plastic money fraud, the amount of which increased from €16.2 million to €23.8 million (an increase of 46.9%), as the remaining €10.3 million was charged to banks and payment providers.

32 suspects held in fraud network crackdown

Police have apprehended 32 individuals allegedly involved in a sophisticated fraud network in the southern province of Mersin.

The operation, conducted under the coordination of the chief public prosecutor's office in the city, unveiled a web of deceit that spanned various fraudulent schemes, resulting in a collective profit of 180 million Turkish Liras ($5.6 million).