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Lagarde List Scandal: Former Greek Socialist FinMin States he is Being Made a 'Scapegoat'

Former Greek socialist PASOK finance minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou is to stand before the court on Wednesday morning over charges of allegedly tampering with the Lagarde list that contained the names of more than 2,000 affluent Greeks with cash deposits...

86 Names Missing from 'Lagarde List'

The notorious "Lagarde List" should include a total of 2,148 names and not the 2,062 that are listed so far, according to a report in Ta Nea newspaper. The Lagarde List is a spreadsheet containing over 2,000 names of possible...

Collision 'Underwater'

A court file that was sent to the Greek Parliament yesterday evening, June 18, appears to have opened Pandora's box. Reportedly, the file states that PASOK’s leader, Evangelos Venizelos, and former PASOK Finance Minister, Giorgos Papaconstantinou, are criminally liable for...

Ex-SDOE Chief Copied Lagarde List

A former head of the Greek Financial Crimes Squad SDOE- refuting his own earlier testimony - has told a parliamentary committee investigating the handling of a list of 2,062 Greeks with $1.95 billion in secret Swiss bank accounts that...

SDOE Pushed On Lagarde List Report

Tired of foot-dragging by Greece's Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) in delivering a report on a list of Greeks with secret Swiss bank accounts, members of a Parliament committee investigating it said they want it produced. The panel is trying to...

Greek Tax Cheat Breaks Withdrawn

After hostile reaction, the Greek government said it would not go ahead with plans to give tax cheats an 80 percent discount on fines they would have to pay for breaking the law, including some 2,062 people with $1.95...

Papaconstantinou Blames Aides for Lost Depositor List

Former Greek Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou has defended his handling of the now infamous list of Greek depositors at the Geneva branch of HSBC by telling Parliament that he asked the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) to investigate for possible...

Bidding Concludes for Former Athens Airport

The first part has ended in the competition to develop the area of the former international airport of Athens, the Hellinikon. ''Participation in the first part of the competition by important investors specialized in this type of work constitutes a...