Police alert: a new method of phone scammers

Fraudsters have found a new way to defraud unsuspecting citizens by tricking them into giving away sensitive personal data, financial information, and even bank security codes through phone calls. According to the statement EL.AS., phone calls are made from landlines or mobile phones using a recorded message in English or Greek. Attackers, posing as police […]

Robbers pretended to distribute fruit for free and robbed the elderly

The perpetrators pretended to be municipal employees handing out fruit for free and robbed the elderly. The gang, which systematically committed thefts from the homes of the elderly, was liquidated by the South-East Attica Police Department. The criminals approached the elderly, posing as municipal employees, and under the pretext of distributing free fruit, invaded their […]

Social assistance coupon scams

Lately, various kinds of scams have flourished in Greece. Moreover, the activities of cunning malefactors are aimed not only at individuals, but also at enterprises. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Volos is attracting the attention of shopkeepers after discovering cases of fraud with social assistance coupons. In particular, some individuals call unsuspecting shop […]

Alina Genovese again "noted" in Zakynthos

Unfortunately, our warnings about the activities of the infamous Alina Genovese do not always reach people and this scammer finds new victims. This time among the most vulnerable – refugees from Ukraine. As previously reported by Athens News a scammer was spotted on the island of Zakynthos among volunteerswho collect money, food, clothes and other […]

Mykonos: "paradise" for thieves and robbers

On Mykonos, not only inadequate prices can empty the wallets of vacationers, but also numerous criminals who flock here in the season like flies for honey. The two young Italians, now in custody, have been stealing wallets and valuables from tourists in and out of beach bars. Their last victim was a businessman from Thessaloniki, […]

Elderly people are again victims of scammers

In Trikala, scammers managed to “extract” more than 15 thousand euros from an elderly couple, posing as employees ΔΕΗ. According to information trikalavoice, on Tuesday 2 August, there was a knock at the door of a house in the village of Pili municipality in Trikala. Fraudsters, posing as ΔΕΗ employees, convinced an elderly couple living […]

EL.AΣ. warning: beware of scammers

For another deception of citizens, warns EL.AΣ., the criminals use the data of the Secretary General for Public Order Konstantinos Tsouvalos. The email scam is that a citizen receives letterissued “by all the rules”, with the image of the (fake) Greek flag and logos of the Ministry of Citizens’ Protection and the Greek Police. EL.AS […]

Deceived with online payments for 1.5 million euros

The profit of a criminal organization, whose members have already been arrested in a police operationcontinuing from this morning in Corinth and Boeotia, exceeds 1.5 million euros. According to information cathimerini.grmembers of the organization engaged in fraud through the Internet, and among the victims are doctors and hotel owners. According to informed sources, members of […]

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