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Greek Anarchists Assault Doctor They Accuse of Taking Bribes (video)

Members of the anarchist Rouvikonas group barged into a doctor’s office in Athens on Wednesday and assaulted him for allegedly taking “fakelakia,” the infamous Greek bribes, from his patients. A video posted on an anti-establishment website showed the self-styled anarchists...

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...

Ex-Ericsson Exec Reveals €13 Million Bribe to Greek Officials

Swedish communication tech company Ericsson paid 116 million Swedish krona (€13.05 million) in bribes to Greek politicians and military officials to secure an arms deal in Greece, Swedish radio reported Wednesday. In an interview, former Ericsson employee Liss-Olof Nenzell, who used...

German Company Representative Arrested for Bribes

According to Greek news sources, police have arrested 78-year-old arms dealer Dimitris Papachristos, on charges of bribing Greek officials in order to receive lucrative arms contracts. He was a representative during the year 2000 of the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW)....

In Greece Εven The Dead Must Pay Bribes

Strange as it may seem, the dead must pay a “fakelaki” too, if they want the Athens Mortuary staff to show them a “special” treatment and complete the mortuary exams at a faster pace. The Financial and Economic Crime Unit...