Incident Summary:

08/10/2012: Assailants robbed a bank in Naousa, South Aegean, Greece. A taxi driver who tried to intervene was shot and killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources suspected the involvement of Proletariat Self-defense Groups. Sources also attributed the incident to the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

South Aegean


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Alpha Bank
Specific Description Bank
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Additional Information There is doubt that this incident meets terrorism-related criteria. Sources noted that the attack may have been part of a larger string of robberies that took place at the time.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Conspiracy of Cells of Fire No
Proletariat Self-defense Groups (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Greek Paper Writes Same Group of Terrorists, Criminals Behind Four Murderous Attacks," To Vima tis Kyriakis, June 10, 2018.