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Greek Judges Extradite Businessman Michael Zolotas to Cyprus

The Greek Council of Appeals Court on Tuesday reached a verdict concerning the extradition of Greek businessman Michael Zolotas to Cyprus. Zolotas is allegedly connected to a bribe paid by his company to former Cypriot Central Bank governor Christodoulos...

Prominent Greek Businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos Passes Away at 63

Prominent Greek businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos, founder of Marfin Investment Group (MIG), died of cardiac arrest at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday. Vgenopoulos, who was also Chairman of the Board of YGEIA hospital in Athens, came to the limelight recently after an...

Waiting for Vgenopoulos; Cypriot Court Postpones Bank Bribery Case to July 20

In a marathon session in Cypriot courts on Monday, the case against businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos was discussed. The main basis of the case concerns a 1-million-euro payout to former central banker Christodoulos Christodoulou by Greek shipowner Michalis Zolotas in...

Supreme Court Prosecutor Koutzamani: Independence, Prestige of Justice System Under Attack

On Thursday Surpeme Court prosecutor, Efterpi Koutzamani underscored that there are opposing factors to the best interest of the country's justice system. According to ekathimerini.com, the outspoken prosecutor relayed her concerns last Thursday in a written statement on her last day of...

Allegations Against Supreme Court Judge Bring Investigations

Supreme Court Deputy Public Prosecutor Efstathia Spyropoulou under secrecy is conducting a preliminary investigation into the complaint filed by president of MIG financial group Andreas Vgenopoulos against Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou. The investigation started a few hours after a...

Many Things Will be Said Here Today, Greek PM Tsipras Tells MPs

"A great many things, all together, will be said here today," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told MPs on Tuesday, as he launched an off-the-agenda debate on justice issues in Greek Parliament. The Greek prime minister accused main opposition New Democracy,...

MIG President Vgenopoulos Attacks Government of Cyprus, Greek Justice System, and Journalist Vaxevanis

The President of Marfin Investment Group (MIG), Andreas Vgenopoulos, accused the government of Cyprus in a press interview today with making outrageous financial claims against Greece. Specifically, he said that the now defunct Popular Bank had filed a lawsuit against...

Vgenopoulos Resigns from Marfin Popular Bank

The chairman of Marfin Popular Bank (MPB) resigned yesterday, citing a potential conflict of interest as a major shareholder during attempts to boost its capital levels in which nationalisation could not be ruled out. Andreas Vgenopoulos said he had given...