Greek Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis to be Tried Again over Lagarde-List

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Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis will be tried again over the disclosure of the s0-called Lagarde-List containing the names of 2,059 Greeks with bank accounts at HSBC, Geneva branch. The editor of magazine HOT DOC will be on trial, after a prosecutor appealed the court decision that acquitted him on November 2nd 2012.

The Prosecution considers as “legally erroneous” the acquittal judgment of the court and that the publishing of Lagarde-List breaches privacy data.

According to TA NEA daily, sources from the prosecutor’s office said that the appeal comes after complains by citizens and lawyers.

Kostas Vaxevanis was acquitted by a Flagrant Instance court although despite prosecutor’s objection.

Here the full story about Vaxevanis and lagarde-List. His arrest beginning of the month had triggered an outrage and was published by mainstream international media.