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Qatar Scandal: Greece Freezes All Assets Owned by MEP Eva Kaili

On Monday, authorities in Greece announced the freezing of all assets in Greece owned by European Parliament Vice-President Eva Kaili following the so-called Qatargate corruption scandal. The head of the Greek authority against money laundering, former Supreme Court deputy prosecutor...

Qatar Scandal: Greek MEP Kaili Arrested on Corruption, Money Laundering Charges

The Greek MEP Eva Kaili is one of the four people who have been placed under arrest by a Brussels federal prosecutor on Sunday in the Qatar corruption scandal. Kaili was charged with money laundering, corruption and participating in a...

Qatar Corruption Scandal: ‘Bags of Cash Found’ at Home of Greek MEP Kaili

Bags of cash were found in the Brussels home of Greek MEP Eva Kaili who was placed in detention by Belgian authorities on Friday suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in...

Qatar Corruption Scandal: European Parliament VP, Eva Kaili, Detained

Eva Kaili, a Vice-President of the European Parliament from Greece, has been placed in detention by Belgian authorities; suspected to be involved in a bribe scandal related to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. “Following the latest developments and the...

98% of Greeks Believe Corruption is ‘Widespread’ in Greece: EU Report

A staggering 98 percent of Greek citizens think corruption is "widespread" in their country, according to the latest European Union survey on the subject. That percentage among Greeks is far higher than the 68 percent of respondents among all EU...

Greece Falls in Rule of Law World Index

Greece has dropped eight positions in the World Justice Project's latest Rule of Law Index, an annual global report that measures adherence to fundamental tenets of an open and functional government and society. Greece is now ranked 48th out of...

At Least 20 Greek Police Officers Arrested in Citizenship Racket

Greek police have identified at least 30 officers who are implicated in an illegal citizenship racket, it was revealed on Wednesday. Following a months-long investigation, the officers are said to have provided foreign nationals with illegal citizenship papers and identification...

Former Greek Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos Dies at 82

Former Greek Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who was convicted on charges of corruption in 2013, passed away in Athens on Friday. He was 82. He died of sudden cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Athens, where he was being treated...

Greece Sends Folli Follie Scandal Masterminds to Trial

A judicial panel in Greece has decided to send 13 defendants in the Folli Follie case to trial before a three-member Athens criminal appeals court. The accused include Dimitris Koutsolioutsos, the founder of the jewelry-making company, his wife Katerina, and...

Corruption in Sport Existed Even at the Olympics in Ancient Greece

Bribery, cheating, doping, and overall corruption have often tarnished the image of the Olympic Games in the past few decades.