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SwissLeaks: HSBC files show 86 more Greeks on “Lagarde List”

Dictators, arms dealers, ministers, movie stars, businessmen, shopkeepers, royalty, clothing merchants from 203 countries and territories, they all parked more that €100 billion to HSBC in Switzerland. The bank helped its clients dodge taxes and hide millions from the tax officers in their country. Not without a profit for the bank …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou at “Special Court” over Lagarde List

Former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou will be referred to “special court” and stands trial for deleting the names of four of his relatives from the infamous Lagarde-List containing the names of Greeks suspected of tax evasion. With votes 4:1 the judges of the Supreme Judicial Council of the Supreme Court …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou to stand trial over Lagarde list

A council of judges has ruled that the charges levelled against former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou in connection to the alleged tampering of a list containing the names of Greeks with deposits in Switzerland have not expired under the statute of limitations. The judges convened at the Supreme Court on …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou to face felony charges over Lagarde List

234 lawmakers voted in favor of widen charges against former Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou. He is to face charges like breach of trust, that are a felony. Papaconstantinou is accused of failing to record the receipt of a CD containing the name sof 2,200 potential tax evaders with bank accounts …

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Lagarde List inquiry claims one victim: a broken MP finger

The voices of angry lawmakers could be heard in the corridors of the Greek Parliament. Inside the room where the parliamentary committee investigating the involvement of former finance minister George Papakonstantinou in the Lagarde list was examining a witness, blood was boiling and tension was high.         Markogiannakis, Kapernaros, Georgiadis, …

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Greek lawmakers to probe ex FinMin Papaconstantinou over Lagarde List

After a marathon and stormy meeting, Greek lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to refer ex Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou to face parliamentary inquiry over allegations he tampered the Lagarde list and removed the names of three relatives from the list of Greek bank account holders at HSBC bank in Geneva.  A total of 265 …

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Lagarde-List burns ex Greek Finance Minister Papaconstantinou

For former Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou the New Year’s Eve fire cracker went of earlier than planned. Not on upcoming Monday night but on Friday noon. Reason for the drama unfolding before our eyes, were the claims that two of his relatives had bank accounts at the HSBC, Geneva branch. Nothing …

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Greece’s prosecutors compare two Lagarde-lists on tax evaders

Two versions of infamous Lagarde-list will reportedly find their way to the Greek parliament tomorrow or upcoming Monday. Economic prosecutors travelled to Paris on December 21st and returned to Athens with a copy of the original list with the names of Greeks suspected of tax evasion.  France had originally handed over the …

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UPDs: Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Arrested for Publishing Lagarde-List

Greek Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis was arrested on Sunday morning at a friend’s home for publishing 2,059 names of Greek HSBC-account holders whose names were on so-called Lagarde-List.  The journalist wrote on his Twitter account during his arrest: “@KostasVaxevanis They’re coming in the house with a prosecutor now. They are arresting …

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