Former Deputy EdMin Faces Corruption Charges

Former Deputy Education Minister and ex-PASOK lawmaker Ioannis Anthopoulos has been freed on bail of 200,000 euros ($260,000) and prohibited from leaving Greece after...

Gunfire in Trikala Prison

On February 24, Panayotis Vlastos, who was detained in the prison of Trikala, tried to escape for the fourth time. During his attempt, he...

Dimitrelos Arrested for AEK Debts

The president of the Greek football team AEK, Andreas Dimitrelos was arrested by two policemen of the Attica Police Directorate’s Financial Inspection Division for...

DIAS Policemen Murderers Sentenced to Life

Three of the four accused for murdering the two DIAS policemen, Yiorgos Skiloyannis and Ioannis Evagelinelis in March 2011 in Renti, were sentenced to...

Court Says No SDOE Bank Access

Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State, in a preliminary finding, has ruled unconstitutional a proposal by the country's financial crimes squad, SDOE,...

Retired Cop With Heroin Arrested

A retired police officer was arrested on drug possession charges in Igoumenitsa port, northwestern Greece, on March 19, daily Kathimerini reported. According to the police,...

Sunken Liner Sea Diamond Trial On

Six years after its sinking off Santorini, the trial of 13 people who are being prosecuted is begun in Piraeus and is expected to...

Convict Surrenders, Releases Prison Guards After Standoff

Alket Rizaj, a convicted Albanian contract killer who took hostage six guards at Maladrino Prison in Central Greece on March 16 and held them...
Alket Rizai Holds Hostages in Greek Prison

Convict Holds Hostages; Threatens to Blow Up Greek Prison

Alket Rijai, a well-known Albanian convicted murderer took prison employees hostage at a central Greece jail late Saturday.  Rijai has been incarcerated in the Malandrino...

Grigoropoulos’ Murderer Still Being Paid

Epaminondas Korkoneas, the policeman who was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 15- year-old schoolboy, Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008 in the Athens neighborhood of...

Greece Didn’t Collect 99.86% Of Big Tax Debts

Greece has collected only $19 million of $13 billion owed by the country’s biggest tax debtors, a rate of only 0.0014 percent, Deputy Finance...

Tsochatzopoulos Charges Political Coverup

Former Greek defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who has been detained in jail for nearly a year and was just sentenced to an eight-year term ...

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