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Greek Prosecutor Recommends Suspended Sentence for Golden Dawn Leaders

The Greek prosecutor in the trial of the criminal organization Golden Dawn proposed that the jail sentences of up to 13 years imposed on its leaders last week should be suspended. Only Giorgos Roupakias, sentenced to life for the murder...

Greek Prosecutor Proposes 13-Year Jail Terms for Golden Dawn Leaders

The prosecutor of the Athens Appeals Court in the case of the Golden Dawn party on Tuesday proposed 13-year jail terms for the leadership of the neo-Nazi organization, including its leader Nikos Michaloliakos. Prosecutor Adamantia Economou also proposed life imprisonment...

Seven People Charged in Sunday's Riots in Athens

Six men and a woman who were arrested on Sunday’s clashes at Syntagma Square  were charged with two criminal offenses and six misdemeanors by the Athens public prosecutor on Monday. The violent clashes which occurred outside the Greek parliament on Sunday during...

Prosecutor Subpoenas 10 Suspects in Folli Follie Scandal

Ten individuals were summoned on Monday by a Greek prosecutor who is investigating the Folli Follie scandal. As reported by Greek daily Kathimerini, the suspects were called to testify, and are facing charges of fraud and money laundering. Following the prosecutor's...

Prosecutor Orders Investigation Into Greek Links to Brazil's Car Wash Graft Probe

Corruption prosecutor Eleni Touloupaki ordered on Friday a preliminary investigation into the Greek link of Brazil's so-called Car Wash graft scandal, involving the country's state-controlled oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA, commonly known as Petrobras. The investigation concerns allegations made by...

Corruption Prosecutor Charges Former Defense Minister and Wife with Money Laundering

A corruption prosecutor pressed charges of money laundering against former defense minister Yiannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou on Friday, following the completion of the preliminary investigation into bank accounts held abroad. The charge also follows an audit into...

Prosecutor Investigating Complaint of 'Suspiciously Similar' Wording in Court Rulings Favoring Bank

A first-instance court prosecutor on Tuesday launched an investigation into two first-instance court rulings finding in favor of a Greek bank, after a lawyer representing the litigants filed a complaint that the two rulings had a suspiciously similar wording. According...

Touloupaki Is Greece's New Prosecutor for Corruption, Replacing Raikou

Deputy Appeals Prosecutor Eleni Touloupaki, 52, was appointed as the new chief prosecutor for corruption cases on Monday. She replaces Eleni Raikou, who resigned from the position in late March. An 11-member council of justices in Greece's Supreme Court, chaired...

Golden Dawn Member Faces Prosecutor After Violent Beating of 24-Year-Old Student

A 42-year-old member of Golden Dawn has been taken to the prosecutor today (Monday) on charges of aggravated assault after beating a 24-year-old student on Friday. The suspect, who is in charge of the ultra-rightist party offices on Mesogeion Avenue...

Prosecutor Brings Serious Charges Against Artemis Sorras and Seven Associates

A corruption magistrate on Tuesday issued a warrant for the arrest of Artemis Sorras, already a fugitive from justice, after a first-instance court public prosecutor charged Sorras and seven of his associates with serious criminal offenses. The case against the...