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Prosecutor Calls Greek Former Defense Minister’s Wife and Daughter to the Stand

This Thursday will see a new round of pleas, after the imprisonment of Akis Tsochatzopoulos, Euphrosyne Lampropoulos, Asterios Economides, Nikolaos Zigras and George Sachpatzidis, who allegedly were involved in bribes from two armament programs and the laundering of that...

Cyprus Connection and the Tsochatzopoulos Scandal

A few days ago, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, a former Greek minister, was arrested due to charges on money laundering against him. Three more men have also been arrested on account that they seem to be partners. One of them, his cousin,...

From "Four Seasons" to Four Prisons: Tsochatzopoulos to spend Easter in Jail

Greek socialist MP and former minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos will spend Easter Sunday in jail. The former minister, who was arrested on Wednesday morning, will be led this coming Monday to Judge Gabriel Malis in order to apologize for the incriminating...

Prosecutors Say Tsochatzopoulos Stole Millions from Defense Deals

ATHENS – He was a founding member of the PASOK Socialist party in 1974, almost became Prime Minister, was one of the most recognizable politicians in the country and served as Defense Minister, but Akis Tsochatzopoulos’ lavish lifestyle and...

Former Socialist Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos Arrested for Money Laundering

Former Socialist Greek minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos was arrested on Wednesday on money laundering charges by the judicial authorities. Tsochatzopulos was called in by officials from the finance ministry's anti-fraud squad. The authorities will consider the issue of temporary detention....