CRIME


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A 17-year-old girl in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has come forward to report her systematic sexual abuse by a close family member over a period of six years that started when she was nine or 10 years old.


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As part of the effort to expedite proceedings concerning organized crime, Supreme Court prosecutor Vassilis Pliotas has decided that once the Hellenic Police create a relevant case file it must immediately notify the Prosecutor’s Office of the Supreme Court. 

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Police on Saturday arrested one of two Kosovo nationals, 35 and 37, who are accused of breaking into an ATM machine in Pieria, northern Greece and removing 127,400 euros.


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Illegal drug production on European soil increased during the coronavirus pandemic last year as lockdowns helped move drug sales from streets to encrypted online platforms, according to an analysis of continental drug trends released Wednesday.



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Four men accused of being part of a racket that dealt large quantities of drugs in Athens and on the holiday island of Mykonos are to testify to a prosecutor Monday after their arrest on Friday.

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An Attica police officer has reportedly confessed to giving his police radio to criminals so they could monitor activity while carrying out burglaries, for a fee of 3,000 euros a month.

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Two of six men accused in the sexual assault of a woman at a beach in Koropi, east of Athens, early Sunday evening were charged with complicity in a privacy violation on Monday.


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Prompted by the recent barrage of gangland-style shootings, the Justice Ministry is preparing a slew of changes to the Greek penal code that will extend prison time for those convicted for organized or other serious crimes.