Turkish Cypriot Lawyer Pleads not Guilty for Usurping Greek Cypriot Land

A court in the Republic of Cyprus released Turkish Cypriot lawyer Akan Kürşat on bail after he pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of fraud and money laundering in connection to the sale of disputed Greek Cypriot property to foreigners in northern Cyprus. Property is a deeply political issue on the divided island.

Georgia Busts Fraudulent Call Center Ring

The Prosecution Office of the country of Georgia announced the arrest of seven suspected members of an organized crime group operating transnational fraudulent call centers and laundering “large amounts of money” made through criminal activities.