The General Inspector of Public Administration has confirmed the case of an embezzlement of €1,156,000 by workers at the Athens Metro Lines 2 and 3.
The case refers to “fake” tickets offered by STASY workers. Their worth totaled €1,156,000, however, there were no relevant invoices and documents.
Dozens of other corruption cases have been investigated with the result that charges were brought against 1,267 civil servants and municipality workers. Among those charged are 159 policemen and 46 doctors.
The General Inspector of public Administration investigates also 137,000 cases of suspected “naturalization” in the last seven years. Civil servants were reportedly charging 3,000 to 5,000 euros per case to turn a blind eye. “40 people who obtained Greek naturalization had declared the same residence address,” General Inspector Maria Papaspyrou said.