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Fake Doctor Charged for Causing Three Deaths in Greece

Greek police released on Monday photos of the 47-year-old suspect Nikos Kontostathis who has been posing as a doctor allegedly causing the deaths of three cancer patients. He was led to jail following his deposition before an investigating magistrate on...

Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Applies for Asylum in Greece

Russian Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering $4 billion through Bitcoin crypto-currency exchange in the US, has petitioned the Greek authorities for political asylum. “Vinnik has filed a petition for political asylum to avoid extradition to the United States. He believes...

Russia Claims Greek Court Ruling on Bitcoin Fraud Suspect is Illegal

Russia announced that a decision by a Greek court to clear the way for a suspected Russian money launderer to be extradited to the United States, was a violation of international law. Russia has also lodged an extradition request, and...

Prosecutor Orders Self-Proclaimed Billionaire Sorras and Associates to Respond to Possible Fraud Charges

Self-proclaimed billionaire Artemis Sorras and seven of his associates have been ordered to appear as suspects before a First Instance Prosecutor on Thursday and respond to various felony charges relating to his political grouping “Assembly of Greeks” (Ellinon Synelefsis). Prosecutor...

France's Most Wanted Fraudster Arrested in Luxury Athens Apartment

France's most wanted fraudster, Alli Shoobhi Kassem, was arrested by Greek authorities in Voula, an up-market suburb on the Athens coast. The French authorities had issued a European warrant for his arrest for illegal activities that include money laundering. The...

Greek Prosecutor Charges Racket of Multi-Million Euro Investment Scam

An Athens prosecutor on Wednesday charged 23 people for multi-million euro investment fraud and money laundering in Greece and abroad. The criminal racket included 12 Greek nationals, three of whom are lawyers, two Turkish nationals, a Russian and an Indian....

Refugee Baby Passes Away at Registration Camp in Lesvos

A seven-month-old Syrian baby temporarily staying with his/her family in a refugee registration camp on the island of Lesvos, Greece died today of natural causes. Health officials are trying to determine the exact cause of the baby's death. Lesvos,  is...

Greek-Australian Travel Agent Sentenced to Prison

Greek-Australian travel agent Alexandra Kamitsis was sentenced to three years and 11 months in prison this week for fraud, after she admitted to spending money she obtained for pensioner travel concessions on her family and friends. Furthermore, the former...

Greek-Australian Charged for 5-Million Dollar Fraud

Greek-Australian Tom Poursanidis was sentenced to seven years in prison after he duped an elderly man from Melbourne out of 4.92 million dollars, over the course of eight years, reported the Greek Diaspora newspaper Neos Kosmos. The 52-year-old Greek-Australian builder,...