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Fresh Accusations Emerge Against Ex-Minister Papangelopoulos in Novartis Case

Greece's former corruption prosecutor Eleni Raikou accused former deputy Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Monday of intervening in her work while she was a prosecutor. Back in 2017, Raikou was the first-ever official to accuse Papangelopoulos of trying to interfere in...

Corruption Prosecutor Resigns; Claims she was Targeted over Novartis Probe

Greece's Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou resigned her position as head of the prosecutors investigating corruption on Friday, in a letter to Supreme Court Chief Prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou. Giving reasons for her decision, Raikou claimed she was being targeted by...

Corruption Prosecutors to Investigate Skaramangas Shipyard Sale in 2002

Greece's corruption prosecutors on Monday announced the launch of an investigation into the 2002 privatization of Hellenic Shipyards in Skaramangas. According to their initial findings, there are indications of significant losses for the Greek state through the sale, amounting...

Eleven Face Charges Over 2003 S-frigate Contract; Former Minister Under Scrutiny

Greek Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou on Tuesday ordered the prosecution of 11 individuals for criminal breach of faith in connection with a contract for the refurbishment of six S-type Navy frigates. She also ordered that a copy of the...

3 HRADF Board Members and Senior Management Face Serious Charges

Public Prosecutor for Corruption Eleni Raikou on Monday pressed criminal charges with potentially hefty sentences against senior management and three board members of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) for their failure to obtain reasonably competitive rates in...

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Congratulations to Greek Prosecutors

The German magazine Spiegel is advertising its new issue which is expected to include a revealing reportage on the armament programs in Greece. The title is indicative of the content “Everything on Greece’s briberies.” At the same time, Süddeutsche Zeitung...

"Asteras" Investment Under Investigation

An investigation was ordered by the Prosecutor, Eleni Raikou, after accusations of fraud and embezzlement was made public by the regional councilor, Nikos Galanos, in association with the call for investments by the privatization fund TAIPED in the luxurious...