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Thirty-two Indicted Over Kickbacks for German Submarines Contract

Another 32 individuals were indicted to stand trial before a Criminal Appeals Court on Thursday for kickbacks given in exchange for Greek Defense Ministry contracts. The case, concerning a deal for the purchase of German submarines, was uncovered during a...

Greek Ship-owner Matantos Released on Bail

  A new piece of the puzzle in the case of the German submarines armament programs regarding the distribution of briberies was added today. Michael Matantos, representative of the German company Ferrostaal in Greece, who is charged with money-laundering and...

Yiannis Bletsios in Pre-Trial Custody For Submarine Scandal

Yiannis Beltsios, an intimate associate of the former Greek Defence Minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos who was jailed for 20 years in October for money-laundering and accepting bribes for armaments procurement, is in pre-trial custody after a decision by the investigator...

Get Your Greek Arrest Scorecard Right Here!

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...