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Griveas-Vatsika Released On Bail for Hellenic Postbank Unsecured Loan Case

Kyriakos Griveas and his wife Anastasia Vatsika were released on conditions on Monday after testifying to the examining prosecutor for Corruption Giorgos Andreadis in relation to the Hellenic Postbank unsecured loans case. Following a unanimous decision by the examining investigator and...

Griveas-Vatsika Couple To Be Extradited To Greece

A London court ruled yesterday that businessman Kyriakos Griveas and his spouse Anastasia Vatsika must be extradited to Greece to stand trial in relation to an unsecured loan issued by Hellenic Postbank. This was after Greek authorities had asked for...

It's Easy To Find The Greeks Who Can't Steal Straight

There’s so many scandals in Greece that you need a scorecard to keep them straight and they all involve politicians, businessmen and connected people who thought, often with much justification that either they were too smart to get caught,...

Turkish Court Releases Filippidis

Angelos Filippidis, the former head of Hellenic Postbank who was arrested in Istanbul after Greek authorities said he was wanted in connection with a bad loan scheme at the failed state bank he ran, was released by a Turkish...

TT Scandal Fugitives Free Again

A Greek couple wanted in the Hellenic Postbank scandal and who turned themselves in to British authorities after being the subject of a worldwide hunt with the help of Interpol were released almost as soon as they surrendered on...

Hellenic Postbank Fugitives Caught in London

British authorities said that Kyriakos Griveas and his wife Anastasia Vatsika, who were subjects of a worldwide hunt and being sought with the help of Interpol as Greek officials said they had absconded with as much as 17 million...

TT Bank Scandal Probe Grows

At least three prominent businessmen, who haven't been named, have reportedly been implicated in a scheme to scam the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank out of more than 500 million euros ($677 million) in bad loans, and investigators said they've...