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Turkish Citizen Arrested for Smuggling Hundreds of Ancient Greek Coins

Officers at the customs office of Kipoi (on the border with Turkey) confiscated 1,055 ancient Greek coins from a Turkish national on Tuesday, after...

Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of Antiquities in Southern Greece

Greek police arrested a 46-year-old man on Tuesday in the southern Peloponnese for illegal possession of dozens of antiquities which he intended to sell. The...

Thessaloniki: Migrant Smugglers Caught Using Luxury Cars

According to the Hellenic Police, five members of a criminal group that was acting on smuggling illegal migrants who live in Greece were caught...

Greek Court Sentences 8 for Smuggling 1.5 Tons of Cannabis into Italy

A criminal court in Piraeus has found eight people guilty of involvement in a drug operation last April that smuggled nearly 1.5 tons of...

Greek Tanker Suspected of Fuel Smuggling Seized in Libya

A Greek-owned tanker has been seized and its crew arrested in Libya on suspicion they planned to smuggle oil out of the North African...

Greece Releases List of Blatant Tax Evasion and Smuggling Cases

The Greek finance ministry on Wednesday tabled in parliament a list of blatant tax evasion and smuggling cases, as an addition to the state...

Athens Police Arrest Bulgarian Woman Carrying 2.5 kg of Cocaine at Airport

On Friday the police at Athens International Airport arrested a Bulgarian woman who had hidden a total of 2.5 kilograms of cocaine in packages...

Greek Police Dismantle Two Smuggling Rings, 29 Arrests

The Greek police dismantled two smuggling rings involved in the transportation of 600 migrants from Turkey into Greece after a month-long investigation. A total...

The High Price of a Ticket to Europe for Migrants and Refugees

The increasing number of migrants and refugees reaching the shores of Greece, Italy, and other European countries has done more than just create a collective action...

Contraband Tobacco Costs Greece Up to €1 Billion a Year

The Greek government is losing up to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband cigarettes and tobacco. Last year, Greece lost an...

Repatriation of 2,607 Seized Ancient Greek Coins From Germany

A total of 2,607 ancient coins seized on September 9, 2011, in the luggage of a Greek citizen travelling by car to Munich have...

Greek Priest Arrested in Gun and Drug Smuggling Case

A priest was arrested along with a dozen other suspects on charges of involvement in a large weapons and drugs smuggling scheme that took...

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