criminal organization

Greek-Led Crime Ring Busted for Stealing Millions From US Banks

A Greek-led criminal network that used shell companies to steal over $12 million from 50 US financial institutions has been dismantled following a cross-border strike co-ordinated by Europol. The international operation, led by the Spanish National Police and the US...

Golden Dawn Trial Witness Reveals Gruesome Party Practices

Weapons, slaughtering of lambs to “find arteries”, and beatings of members who wanted to leave the organization are some of the terrifying details an ex-member code-named “Witness E”, told the court during the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn trial. The witness’...

Olympiakos President Marinakis Released Under Bail Terms

Shipping magnate and Olympiakos FC president Vangelis Marinakis spent seven hours making his plea before the special corruption investigator, Giorgos Andreadis, regarding the organization of an alleged criminal football organization that was controlling the domestic games Olympiakos’ vice president Savvas...

Citizens of Korydallos District React to the Upcoming Golden Dawn Trial

The upcoming trial of Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn party, scheduled for April 20, has caused the firm reaction of citizens and business owners in the district of Korydallos, Athens, where Greece's largest prison is located. The Nazi-inspired party members' and supporters'...

Extreme Right Golden Dawn Trial Date and Place May Change After Reactions

Extreme right Golden Dawn's upcoming trial is currently at stake due to numerous reactions expressed even from within the governing leftist SYRIZA party. The Education Ministry was the last one to add its voice to those questioning the plans...

Extreme Right Golden Dawners Sentenced Over Attack Against ANTARSYA Member

Two extreme right Golden Dawn party supporters were found guilty of bodily harm today by a court in Serres, northern Greece. The two xenophobic party supporters were tried for an attack against a leftist ANTARSYA supporter they carried out...

Golden Dawn Leader and MPs to Stand Trial

A judicial panel in Greece has ruled on Wednesday that the leader and MPs of the extreme right Golden Dawn party will stand trial on criminal charges of participating in a criminal organization. The Athens Council of Appeals decided, with votes...

Greece's Largest Criminal Organization Run From Prison

The first six of a total of 15 individuals arrested during a police operation to break up one of Greece’s largest criminal organizations ever, which was reportedly coordinated from within the Athens Korydallos prison, testified before the Corruption investigator and were later...

Former Greek Minister Participated in Criminal Organization

The largest criminal organization that has ever acted in Greece was dismantled by Greek police officers with the assistance of the Anti-Terrorist Unit. Greek authorities assembled a large file against the criminal organization which contains a total of 37 extortioners...

Prosecutors File Charges Against 16 Greek Football Officials

Criminal charges for felony, misdemeanor and conspiracy from a criminal organization offenses against 16 Greek football officials, including referees, members of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) and one of the country's most popular football clubs' chairman, in relation to...