Thessaloniki police nab suspected small-ads con artist

Police in Thessaloniki arrested a woman on Thursday on suspicion of trying to con people into handing over money on the promise she could secure loans for them.

The woman is alleged to have advertised her services in newspapers and fooled one victim into giving her 1,150 euros believing that she would arrange a 33,000-euro loan for him.

Officers are searching for other possible victims.