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Greek State Minister Accuses Reporters of Suspicious Mission and Practices in New York

Two Greek correspondents are accused of forging the signatures of a member of a state minister's team to get snacks in a New York City hotel and other suspicious activities. State Minister Nikos Pappas is currently in New York City...

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...

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...

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...

SYRIZA's Lead Grows Over New Democracy

A poll taken just before Eurozone finance ministers agreed on a deal to release $56.7 billion in new bailout loans to Greece over the next few months showed that the lingering recession and austerity have given the major opposition...