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Former SDOE Head to Stand Trial for 'Lagarde List' Case

The Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that the former head of the Greek Financial Crime Unit (SDOE), Ioannis Diotis, must face charges for the way he handled the data included in the so-called "Lagarde List." The court essentially fully accepted the...

Former Greek Financial Prosecutor Claims His Job Was Obstructed By Govt Officials

In an interview on Greek newspaper “Proto Thema,” and fifteen months after his resignation, former financial prosecutor Spyros Mouzakitis claimed that his work was obstructed by government officials. He further made special reference to the loans given to political parties when...

Report 3 ND MP's Moved Millions

A report in the newspaper Ta Nea has alleged that three unidentified Members of Parliament each transferred more than a million euros of undeclared income to overseas bank accounts in the midst of the country's crushing financial crisis as...

It's Easy To Find The Greeks Who Can't Steal Straight

There’s so many scandals in Greece that you need a scorecard to keep them straight and they all involve politicians, businessmen and connected people who thought, often with much justification that either they were too smart to get caught,...

Swiss Grill Zigras Over Greek Bribery Schemes

Swiss judicial authorities are visiting Greece to take testimony in cases involving alleged money laundering in banks in Switzerland where banking and government officials have so far refused to lift the veil of secrecy over accounts there, said to...

Turkish Court Releases Filippidis

Angelos Filippidis, the former head of Hellenic Postbank who was arrested in Istanbul after Greek authorities said he was wanted in connection with a bad loan scheme at the failed state bank he ran, was released by a Turkish...

TT Scandal Fugitives Free Again

A Greek couple wanted in the Hellenic Postbank scandal and who turned themselves in to British authorities after being the subject of a worldwide hunt with the help of Interpol were released almost as soon as they surrendered on...

Hellenic Postbank Fugitives Caught in London

British authorities said that Kyriakos Griveas and his wife Anastasia Vatsika, who were subjects of a worldwide hunt and being sought with the help of Interpol as Greek officials said they had absconded with as much as 17 million...

TT Bank Scandal Probe Grows

At least three prominent businessmen, who haven't been named, have reportedly been implicated in a scheme to scam the failed state-owned Hellenic Postbank out of more than 500 million euros ($677 million) in bad loans, and investigators said they've...

The Lagarde List's Hidden "Housewives"

The investigation into the so-called Lagarde List of 2,062 Greeks with $1.95 billion in the Geneva, Switzerland branch of HSBC has reportedly found that at least 20 top government officials are hiding assets of as much as 3 million...