Ankle Monitor for Greek Detainees, Convicts

The ankle monitor system - also known as an ankle bracelet - for detainees and convicts, including those given life sentences, is being proposed...

Greek Bank Account Checks For Tax Cheats

With tax revenues far off expectations despite big tax hikes, Greece now is going to probe the bank accounts of suspected tax cheats and...

Greek Man Arrested for Immigrant Attacks

A 20-year-old Greek man has been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a gang of racists that mounted a string of attacks on...

Thessaloniki Ex-Mayor Gets Life for Embezzlement

Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, a former sprinter who studied medicine, earning him the nickname "The Flying Doctor," before becoming Mayor of Thessaloniki from 1999-2010, was found...

Helicopter Escape at Greek Prison Foiled

Greek Justice Minister Antonis Roupakiotis said on Feb. 25  that authorities had been warned that crime boss Panayiotis Vlastos would try to escape from...

Cameron: Britain Will Keep Parthenon Marbles

British Prime Minister David Cameron has reiterated that England will keep the stolen Parthenon Marbles plundered from the Acropolis nearly 200 years ago by...

Greek Gold Mine Arson Fuels Political Feud

Greece’s government and major opposition party Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) are battling over blame after an arson attack on a gold mine...

Corruption Costs Greece 10% of GDP

The Washington, D.C.-based prestigious think tank the Brookings Institution estimates that corruption is costing Greece some 20 billion euros ($26.7 billion) which, combined with...

Greek Doctors Probed In Bribe Case

Looking for cash everywhere, Greece’s government is stepping up the fight against tax evasion and is investigating 11 state hospital doctors who couldn’t explain...

Lagarde List Untouched Until Venizelos Got It

Greek financial prosecutors said there is no evidence that a CD list of 2,062 Greeks with $1.95 billion in secret deposits in a Swiss...

Greek Tax Evasion Growing, Fines Ignored Too

While the Greek government has vowed – yet again – to crack down on tax cheats costing the country more than $70 billion, tax...

Kiriakou Says Greek Gangs Criminal, Not Terrorist

Former CIA analyst John Kiriakou, who last month was sentenced to more than two years in jail for revealing the identity of a covert...

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