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Ho-hum, another day in Greece, another arrest. A hundred here and a hundred there and pretty soon you're talking real numbers. A quick calculation shows that at this rate, the government will have arrested every person in the country...

Prosecutor Orders Probe of EU Funds

Following reports that two Greek ex-ministers wrongly used European Union subsidies to build or renovate vacation homes, a nationwide probe has begun into how the monies were being used. Financial prosecutor Panayiotis Athanasiou has ordered a counterpart in the region...

Liapis Cottage in Greece Built With Community Funds

The arrest of the Greek former minister Michalis Liapis that took place after he was caught driving a luxurious car with fake plates was just the first of many scandals in which Liapis is involved. According to an article published...

Liapis Gets Suspended Term For Fake Plates

Former Greek transport minister Michalis Liapis, arrested earlier this month  in Greece on charges of driving his luxury car with false license plates, no license, no registration and no insurance, was given a suspended four-year jail sentence on Dec....

Michalis Liapis' Adventure

Michalis Liapis, the former Minister of transport returned to Athens after his holidays in the exotic location of Malaysia. Liapis arrived on Friday afternoon, although his return was originally scheduled for January 9. The authorities of Eleftherios Venizelos airport have...

Liapis Pays Road Tax, Trial Delayed

Former Transport Minister Michalis Liapis, who was charged with driving an uninsured luxury cars with phony license plates so he could avoid paying a 1,320 euros ($1,814) road tax came up with the money, a fine of 780 euros...

Greek Prime Minister: No Special Treatment to MPs Breaking the Law

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was outraged by the Michalis Liapis incident. Liapis, the former New Democracy MP as well as  the former Minister of Transport, was arrested for driving an uninsured car with fake plates and without driving license. Maximos Mansion’s...

Greek Former Minister of Transport Arrested for Driving Without License

Michalis Liapis, former New Democracy MP as well as former Minister of Transport and nephew of Constantine Karamanlis, was arrested today, in Loutsa. The traffic police stopped him when he violated a stop sign. It was later found that...