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Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Applies for Asylum in Greece

Russian Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering $4 billion through Bitcoin crypto-currency exchange in the US, has petitioned the Greek authorities for political asylum. “Vinnik has...

Russia Claims Greek Court Ruling on Bitcoin Fraud Suspect is Illegal

Russia announced that a decision by a Greek court to clear the way for a suspected Russian money launderer to be extradited to the...

Prosecutor Orders Self-Proclaimed Billionaire Sorras and Associates to Respond to Possible Fraud Charges

Self-proclaimed billionaire Artemis Sorras and seven of his associates have been ordered to appear as suspects before a First Instance Prosecutor on Thursday and...

Greek Shipowner Arrested and Hospitalized Following Dutch Warrant

Shipowner Yiannis Karageorgis, aged 66, has been arrested following an international warrant issued by Dutch authorities. He is facing charges of fraud, forgery and...

France’s Most Wanted Fraudster Arrested in Luxury Athens Apartment

France's most wanted fraudster, Alli Shoobhi Kassem, was arrested by Greek authorities in Voula, an up-market suburb on the Athens coast. The French authorities...

Greek Prosecutor Charges Racket of Multi-Million Euro Investment Scam

An Athens prosecutor on Wednesday charged 23 people for multi-million euro investment fraud and money laundering in Greece and abroad. The criminal racket included 12...

Refugee Baby Passes Away at Registration Camp in Lesvos

A seven-month-old Syrian baby temporarily staying with his/her family in a refugee registration camp on the island of Lesvos, Greece died today of natural...

Ernst & Young: 69% of Greek Businesses Believe There Is Corruption in Greece

Corruption and fraud issues have not yet ceased to trouble the Greek society, despite the fact that their numbers appear to have decreased compared to...

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...

Fugitive Spends Eight Years as Monk in Mount Athos

Greek Police arrested a 48-year-old wanted convict yesterday, who had got three life sentences for a series of financial crimes against the State and...

Greek Employees of European Commission Involved in Fraud

The Athens Court of First Instance has brought three felony charges against four Greek companies in a scandal involving over 25 billion euros in EU...

Spiegel: Tax Fraud of German Auto Companies in Greece

According to a recent "Der Spiegel" article, German auto companies Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Opel are being investigated by Greek tax authorities as the latest suspects...

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