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85 People to Stand Trial for Greek Football Match Fixing Allegations

The Court of Appeals Council in Greece announced on Wednesday that 85 people will be tried for crimes connected to Greek football match fixing. Investigations into match fixing in Greece began after UEFA had published a report that found 41 games of the 2009-2010 season...

Olympiakos Owner Marinakis Charged with Match-Fixing and Other Offenses

Greek Super League champions Olympiakos Piraeus owner Evangelos Marinakis was charged by prosecutors with a series of alleged offenses including match-fixing. Marinakis, 47, a Greek shipping magnate, has owned Piraeus' hometown team Olympiakos since mid-2010, while he also served as president of...

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...