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Kontominas Out On 5M Euro Bail

Greece 's Alpha TV owner Dimitris Kontominas, one of 25 people arrested in a probe into 500 million euros in bad loans at the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank was released from custody on Jan. 15 on five million euros...

Prosecutor Wants Kontominas Detained

A Greek prosecutor on Jan. 14 asked that Alpha TV channel and Interamerican insurance firm owner Dimitris Kontominas, implicated in a growing scandal involving bad loans at the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank be kept in custody until his trial. Twenty-five...

Varotsis Released for Postbank Fraud

Hellenic Postbank (TT) executive, Marios Varotsis was the first to be released after submitting his written statement. He is among 30 defendants arrested so far in the case of bad loans. Varotsis was released on condition that he post's bail...

Greek Scandal Bank Ex-Chief Caught in Turkey

As a probe into bad loans given out by the state-run Hellenic Postbank (TT) has allegedly discovered a widespread ring of officials handing out money to businessmen who pocketed it, the institution's former President,  Angelos Filippides was arrested in...

Three Arrested, Twenty-Five Charged in Greek Bank Fraud

New facts have come to light in the alleged fraud case involving Hellenic Postbank and loans granted to businessmen between 2006-2011. Since yesterday evening, Greek businessman Dimitris Kontominas was being treated for a respiratory infection at a private hospital under armed...

Ten Charged in Greek Bank Fraud

In yet another case of alleged fraud involving a Greek bank, at least 10 arrest warrants have been issued in connection with suspect loans worth more than 400 million euros ($543.8 million) given by Hellenic Postbank between 2006-2011, according...