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“Hellas Gold is fraud and money laundering”: Minister Kammenos escalates dispute with Eldorado Gold

The crisis between the Greek government Canadian mining Eldorado Gold and its Greek subsidiary Hellas Gold moved to a new level of escalation on Thursday, when the junior partner of the coalition government accused the Greek subsidiary of  “fraud” and “money laundering.” The claims came from other than the leader …

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New charges against Sorras: Leader of criminal organization, fraud, money laundering and others

The self-proclaimed billionaire and now fugitive Artemis Sorras has been charged with fraud and running a criminal organization. The office of prosecutor in Athens published a long list of charges against Artemis Sorras and seven of his close associates on Tuesday. The list of charges reportedly contain “half of the …

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Nigerian arrested in Athens: $10mn fraud for Belgian Wall Street trader for an island called “Greece”

Greek police arrested  Nigerian man wanted for cheating a Belgian trader over 10 million dollars. The 56-year-old man from Nigeria, Ali Kassem Soobhe, was arrested in the suburb of Voula in south-east Athens on Thursday. There was a European arrest warrant against him issued by French authorities. The fraud Soobhe …

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Greek police arrests 18 people involved in Forex Market fraud, having scammed at least $35 million

A well-organized fraud, a criminal organization that had spread its operation into several countries. The profit at least 35 million USD and 3 million euro over a period of ten years. Among the victims is a well-known Greek businessman. After a police investigation that lasted more than 6 months, Greeks …

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Greek Police: NGO illegally obtained €9million public money for de-mining projects

An incredible case of fraud and money laundering has been revealed after 20 months of police investigation.  A Greek Non Governmental Organization (NGO) established with the purpose of carrying out de-mining projects in several countries has received a total of 9 million euro in public money and used the money …

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Famous Greek designer Michalis Aslanis found dead; suicide speculation

One of Greece’s most beloved fashion designers Michalis Aslanis is dead. He was found in his apartment in Kolonaki in Athens on Wednesday noon by one of his assistants.  Greek media speculate that Michalis Aslanis had committed suicide due to economic problems. An autopsy will determine the exact cause of …

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Criminal Fraudsters in Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT)

A fraud attempt to extract almost 150,000 euro from Greek National Tourism Organization lead to the arrest of five people, including a former special adviser to ex-GNTO general secretary Nikos Karachalios. The fraud was disclosed when last Friday a woman tried to get a payment for a cheque bearing allegedly …

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$600 Billion Offer to Buy Greek Debt – END of Story…

Finally, there is some official reaction  to the offer of alleged Diaspora Greeks to buy the Greek Debt with the mythical donation of 600 billion US-dollars. After several weeks with Greek-American Emmanuil Lambrakis going around, speaking to television channels and inviting journalists to press conferences, creating false hopes to debt-ridden and broke citizens …

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Big Scale Match-Fixing Scandal Blows and Sweeps Greek Soccer

A legal file with 93,000 pages, powerful names of local soccer officials,  at least 90 suspects and 41 fixed matches are reportedly involved the big scale scandal that sweeps through the Greek soccer and shakes the county. Presidents of Football Clubs, referees, soccer players and bookmakers they give the jack of the porsecutors’ door in …

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E-Mail Fraud Warning: “Nigerian” Spammers go …Libya

Remember all the fake daughters, widows, bank officials or generals claiming they have huge amount of money and want to send it to you? This kind of e-mail fraud is known among Electronic Crime Combat Units worldwide as “Nigeria Spam”. Now the situation in Libya seems to “inspire” fraudsters and you …

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Gasoline Fraud: the Party goes on…

 We have seen this film before… That gasoline stations owners cheat their customers by tank filling. Now a research conducted by the Athens Polytechnic University found out that 10% of the pumps at service stations are “tweaked”. The Ministry of Development seems to agree with the findings even though the …

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Greek Ministers & Vatopedi Scandal: Much Ado about Nothing

 In fact, I don’t need to bother and write anything about the three Greek ministers allegedly involved on the Vatopedi scandal. But I do it out of my sense of duty informing the public.  Evaggelos Basiakos, Alexandros Kontos and Petros Doukas, conservative minsters during the Nea Dimokratia governance, have been cleared …

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Some Greek Pension Funds go to Bulgarians – illegally…

Where do Greek pension funds go? Some go to Greeks and some go illegally to …Bulgarians! Excuse me? Oh, yes, it’s true! Some months ago then Labor Minister, Andreas Loverdos, had publicly said that on a TV broadcast.  Investigations carried out by the Social Security Fund and the Ministries of Labor, Finance and …

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Greek Civil Servants: “Smarties” get two salaries per month

That has been a “fine” state in a state of  fiscal confusion. Yeap! I am talking aboutGreece, a barrel with no bottom and control. 65 civil servants were found to have been receiving two salaries from two different institutions! Month in, month out they were receiving two salaries and thus twice  …

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