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Prosecutor Rules 27 Greek Officials Will Stand Trial for Deadly Mati Fire

Athens prosecutor Georgios Polikratis said on Tuesday that he has referred 27 Greek officials to trial for the 2018 Mati deadly fire. The accused include some senior officials from the previous SYRIZA government -- and one celebrity former mayor. Out...

Greek Gov't to Prosecute Former General Secretary of Public Revenue Katerina Savvaidou

The Greek prosecutor against corruption filed for the criminal prosecution of former general secretary of Public Revenue Katerina Savvaidou on felony charges for infidelity against the service. Only a few days ago Savvaidou had been dismissed from her post,...

Greek Prosecutor Drops Case Against Varoufakis's Plan B

The public prosecutors' department announced on Tuesday, its decision to shelve an investigation into former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis over an alleged plan to introduce an alternative currency to Greece, also dubbed 'Plan B'. It said the decision to drop...

Greek Prosecutor Orders Investigation of Volkswagen Cars in Greece

The extent of the Volkswagen scandal, that has unfolded over the past three weeks with global implications, will be looked into, in Greece, following the decision of the Greek prosecutor. The Greek prosecutor announced that two prosecutors will investigate any potential criminal responsibilities...

Greek Economic Prosecutor Seeks to Strip Immunity of Greek Parliament VP

Greek Parliament Vice President Alexis Mitropoulos is being accused of money laundering and tax evasion. On Tuesday, Greek Economic Prosecutor Ioannis Dragatsis formally asked Greece's Supreme Court to submit a request to the parliament asking that Mitropoulos be stripped of his parliamentary immunity so that...

Prosecutor Investigates Whether Greek TV Stations Violated the Electoral Legislation

A Greek prosecutor is investigating the possibility of certain TV broadcasters having committed offenses related to the electoral legislation, during the week leading up to the July 5 referendum. The prosecutor received a complaint regarding SKAI, a TV broadcaster in Greece, on the eve of...

Olympiakos President Marinakis Released Under Bail Terms

Shipping magnate and Olympiakos FC president Vangelis Marinakis spent seven hours making his plea before the special corruption investigator, Giorgos Andreadis, regarding the organization of an alleged criminal football organization that was controlling the domestic games Olympiakos’ vice president Savvas...

Greek Defense Minister Sends Arms Procurement Files to Prosecutor

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos announced on Tuesday he submitted two files relating to arms procurement to a public prosecutor in order to investigate possible bribery or corruption. "For two of the cases we already have evidence - very...

Greek Journalists Not Guilty for Releasing Golden Dawn MP's Personal Video [Update]

A Greek court ruled that newspaper director Nikolas Voulelis and journalist Dimitris Psaras are not guilty of breaching and abusing Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris' personal data. Earlier, a Greek prosecutor recommended that the two journalists from newspaper “I Efimerida ton Syntakton,” who...

Greek Orthodox Monks and Nuns Facing Charges of Fraud

Deputy prosecutor Dimitris Mitroulias requested the referral of six people to the three-member Felony Court of Thessaloniki regarding a scam that was set up at a Greek Orthodox convent near the city. The deputy prosecutor proposed that two monks, a nun...