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Turtle's Pace Progress on Greek Lagarde List Scandal

The chief of the Financial and Economic Crime Unit ( S.D.O.E.), Stelios Stasinopoulos, had a meeting on Tuesday morning with the Parliament’s ethics and transparency committee where he admitted that the investigation concerning the Lagarde List is moving at...

Greek Church Out of S.D.O.E's Jurisdiction

The fund of the Greek Orthodox Church is out of S.D.O.E.’s (Financial and Economic Crime Unit) jurisdiction. The S.D.O.E will have access to the church fund only if the minister of finance gives such an order. Even if there are...

Investigation on Lagarde List Continues

The finance minister Yannis Stournaras, has denied the rumors that the investigations into the Lagarde list are being shelved. The finance ministry insists that the Financial and Economic Crime Unit (S.D.O.E) will remain mostly responsible for the investigation for...

SDOE Closed Four Businesses in Three Days

In the midst of the summer season in Greece, the Financial and Economic Crime Unit (S.D.O.E) conducted extensive spot checks all around the country. In four cases, the auditors discovered serious discrepancies and  shut down four businesses. In particular, during...

SDOE Targets Tobacco Smuggling

The bulk tobacco ban of 2013, reminds of the ban imposed in Greece 130 years ago as the country's financial crimes squad SDOE is again trying to crack down on the elusive crime of tobacco smuggling, which has a...