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Lawyer and Accomplice Busted for Forging €1.1 million Will

The Greek police have announced that investigators have busted a 53-year-old lawyer and a 48-year-old female accomplice in a scam involving forging a 1.1 million euro last will and testament. Authorities announced that the investigation revealed the couple had forged...

Trial Begins for 120 Blindness Benefits Scammers Who Could See

The trial of the hundred accused state insurance claimants began at the three-member Court of Misdemeanors on Chios after a number of adjournments. The case concerns 120 recipients of health benefits for blindness from around the island without being...

Greek Police Crack Down Credit Card Scam

Hellenic Police have arrested 24 people over a scam involving wireless credit card terminals registered abroad, used to dodge capital controls and transfer money abroad. A company based in Luxembourg supplied Greek businesses with special wireless point-of-sale (POS) terminals that...

Australian Real Estate Agency Loses 50,000 Dollars in Fake Greek Wedding Transaction

A real estate agency in Perth, Australia, dealing with short-term rentals and long-term holiday rentals, was scammed out of 50,000 dollars. The agency made a booking for a fake Greek wedding accommodation under the name Colonel Michael Warner, a...

Greek Orthodox Monks and Nuns Facing Charges of Fraud

Deputy prosecutor Dimitris Mitroulias requested the referral of six people to the three-member Felony Court of Thessaloniki regarding a scam that was set up at a Greek Orthodox convent near the city. The deputy prosecutor proposed that two monks, a nun...

Thessaloniki Ex-Mayor had his Life Sentence Reduced

Former Thessaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos had his life sentence for embezzlement reduced to a maximum of 20 years by a new court ruling today. By a vote of 3 to 2, the five-member Appeals Court ruled that Papageorgopoulos had been...

Scam in the Seamen's Fund- 6 People Arrested

Six people who worked for the Seamen's Healthcare Fund, who tried to defraud about 1.1 million euros have been arrested. Αs the newspaper "Kathimerini" reports, the men wanted to include the owner of a clinic who has been cooperating with...