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Police Arrest Woman for EU48 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Police arrested a 35-year-old woman in Thessaloniki, for non- payment of taxes amounting to 48 million euros, in an effort to clamp down on tax evasion. The woman operated a clothing company between 2006 and 2010, according to a statement...

Police Prevent CSKA Sofia Fans From Crossing Border to Watch CSKA – Iraklis Match

According to Focus News Agency, fans of CSKA Sofia protested maltreatment by the Greek police after not being allowed to cross the Greek-Bulgarian borders in order to watch the volleyball game between Iraklis and CSKA in Thessaloniki on January...

Εx-Minister Rams Car Into Police During Traffic Check and Avoids Arrest

A former Greek minister avoided arrest late Saturday after ramming his car into a policeman during a traffic stop, a police source and other reports stated on Sunday, cited by AFP. Kimon Koulouris, 71, had been pulled over after running...

Crisis-Hit Greece Can't Afford Protest Violence Cost says Athens Mayor

A bitter debate has reopened in crisis-hit Greece about the cost of violent demonstrations on the country's battered capital and the risks they pose to the nation's critically important tourism industry. A senior tourism official has expressed amazement that the...

2 Greeks Arrested for Possessing 2,600-Year-Old Helmet

According to a Greek police statement, 2 men have been arrested Thursday in Pyrgos for allegedly having illegally unearthed and possessing a 2,600-year-old bronze helmet. The Police say the 6th century B.C. ancient helmet was in fine condition, while during...

Irish Truck Driver Arrested in Greece Carrying €2 Million in Drugs

Over €2 million of cannabis has been seized by the Greek police Tuesday in an operation aided by the Irish Garda and PSNI units. A Northern Irish man driving a truck was stopped near Athens and 100kg of the drug...

Notorious Albanian Human Smuggler Arrested In Greece

For over 6 years, authorities around Europe had been searching for the Albanian mastermind behind an enormous human smuggling business based in Belgium. The notorious human trafficker was finally arrested by the Greek police while trying to cross the...

Riot Officer Arrested for Striking Photographer

ATHENS - A police officer captured on camera hitting a woman photographer  during an anti-austerity protest on Oct. 5 has been arrested and charged with assaulting her. The officer, who works with the riot police, was not named but the...

What Lies Beneath The Hoodie: London 2011 vs. Athens 2008

August 2011: as a result of a police fatal shooting, disaffected hooded youth burn[...]

Policeman Accused of Creating Facebook Group Concerning the Greek Police

According to the decision of the Chief of Police, a 23-year-old policeman of Attica was suspended for creating a Facebook group (Group DELTA-Greek Police) using the name and emblems of the Greek Police. For four months, he had...