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Greek State Gets Very Little From Much-Discussed Lagarde and Borjans Lists

The Greek State earned very little from the famous Lagarde and Borjans lists of alleged tax dodgers, instead of the estimated 1 billion euros government officials were claiming to receive. A recent decision of the Plenary Session of the Council...

Corruption Prosecutor Charges Former Defense Minister and Wife with Money Laundering

A corruption prosecutor pressed charges of money laundering against former defense minister Yiannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou on Friday, following the completion of the preliminary investigation into bank accounts held abroad. The charge also follows an audit into...

Ongoing Tax-Evasion Investigation Continues With Important Meetings

On Friday, Greek public prosecutors said they were given additional evidence to use in an ongoing tax-evasion investigation by former HSBC employee and whistleblower Herve Falciani during a second meeting held in France. Falciani agreed to have another meeting with prosecutors...

100 Greeks in ‘Borjans List’ Asked to Explain Bank Deposits

Financial prosecutors have sent notices to 100 Greek citizens asking them to explain their large bank deposits in Switzerland’s UBS, as part of the ongoing investigation in the so-called ‘Borjans list’, it was announced on Thursday. The list of bank...

Greek Government to Freeze Assets of Borjan's List Depositors

Greece's financial prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the freezing of all assets and property belonging to 24 individuals in the so-called 'Borjans list' - a list of tax payers with large deposits at UBS given to Greek authorities by the...

Tsipras: 'This is the First time Greece Will Utilize Information on Tax Evasion'

The Greek government will use the bank data provided by Germany to tackle tax evasion, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said after a meeting with the Finance Minister of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia Norbert Walter-Borjans. Greece recently received a list of...

Corruption Minister Holds Meeting on German List of 10,000-plus Greeks With Cash Abroad

Alternate Justice Minister for Corruption issues Dimitris Papaggelopoulos on Monday chaired a second meeting on the so-called "Borjan's List" - a list of 10,588 bank accounts belonging to Greeks at a Swiss branch of UBS, with total deposits amounting...