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Greek Businessman Makis Psomiadis Passes Away at 61

Greek businessman and former owner of AEK FC Makis Psomiadis passed away, in the early hours of January 6. The football tycoon was driven to Elpis hospital by his son, Stavros. Upon his arrival he was unconscious and despite the...

Ten Years Imprisonment for Makis Psomiadis

The businessman Makis Psomiadis, former owner of AEK FC, was sentenced to a non-suspended and non-redeemable 10-year imprisonment for the embezzlement of 21.5 million euros from AEK FC when he was in charge of the team about 10 years...

Prosecutor Says Psomiadis Should be Found Guilty

Virginia Sakellaropoulou will be the prosecutor for the trial of Makis Psomiadis, and suggests that the defendant be found guilty of attempted extortion, corruption and repeated bribery. On the other hand she stated that he should be found innocent...

German Bild Refers to Makis Psomiadis as Greece’s Biggest Fraud

Infamous Makis Psomiadis became a featured article in German daily newspaper Bild under the title “This is Greece’s Biggest Fraud”. The German newspaper reports that Psomiadis is an “almost symbolic figure” of a recession-hit and corrupted Greece, stressing out the...

Political Asylum in Skopje Requested by Makis Psomiadis

According to the Skopje newspaper “Utrinski vesnik”, Makis Psomiadis is considering asking for political asylum in FYROM. Nevertheless, it is still unknown whether FYROM authorities will fulfill such a request or not. Psomiadis, against whom there is an outstanding arrest warrant...

Fugitive Makis Psomiadis Arrested in Skopje

After an international arrest warrant pending against him, month-long and coordinated investigations, a successful arrest by the Greek Counter-terrorism Unit this September and an unexplained temporary release verdict by the Greek court right afterwards, Greece’s most wanted fugitive Makis Psomiadis was...

Asteras Tripolis Reprieved and Reinstated

The Appeals Committee of the Hellenic Football Federation reversed on Tuesday the decision that had found Asteras Tripolis guilty of bribery and has reinstated the Peloponnesian side to the Super League. The first-degree decision, by the Disciplinary Committee of the...

Makis Psomiadis Temporarily Released From Prison

Makis Psomiadis, owner of Kavala FC, has been temporarily released from prison after having been accused of setting up a soccer match-fixing network. There is an on-going dispute between the investigator and the prosecutor concerning the criminal treatment of...

Big Mac Phenomenon in Relation to Greece’s Tragedy

Soccer club owner Makis Psomiadis – one of Greece’s most wanted men- was arrested after the anti-terrorist squad raided a luxurious villa in south Attica rented by Psomiadi’s friend, a thirty-eight year old former beauty Queen and model. For...

Makis Psomiadis Finally in Hands of Police

After month-long and coordinated investigations led by the Antiterrorist Unit, fugitive Makis Psomiadis was finally arrested in the south suburbs of Athens. Psomiadis, owner of Kavala FC, was wanted for his direct implication in the match-fixing scandal that broke...