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Audits on tax evaders lists brought to Greece little over 100million euros

Revenues for the Greek state from the so-called tax evaders’ lists of Lagarde and Borjens did not turned out as high as expected. According to official data submitted to Parliament by the General Secretariat of Public Revenues, controls on both lists with the names of Greeks with bank accounts in …

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Lists of tax evaders to be submitted together with state budget to Greek Parliament every year

Greece’s Finance Ministry takes one more step in auditing large-scale tax evaders but also The annual report of the head directors of Tax Administrators and Customs  will include also  lists of large-scale tax evaders and smugglers and both the reports and the lists will be submitted together with  the state …

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Economic prosecutors raid branch of Swiss UBS bank in Athens

Economic prosecutors raided the branch of UBS Swisss bank in Athens, confiscated the bank archives and identified 200 bank accounts involved in tax evasion. According to Greek media, the cross-check of the bank accounts was based on the data Greek authorities have recently received by the German Federal State of …

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Germans hand out to Greece 10,588 data of suspected tax evaders with assets at Swiss Banks

German regional state of North-Rhine Westphalia handed out to Greece files containing more than 10,588 data – that is Swiss bank accounts – of suspected tax dodgers. The data is from one Swiss bank but the name had not been revealed. The data on tax evaders was reportedly bought by …

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Council of State: SDOE freezing assets? Against Constitution…

The Council of State, Greece’s highest administrative court, has deemed unconstitutional a law allowing the Financial Crimes Squad, known as SDOE, to freeze bank accounts, shares and properties of suspects linked to cases of large-scale tax evasion, smuggling and other financial crimes. The court further ruled that the law was …

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Greek gov’t considers building …”tax prisons”

Advisers to Greek finance ministry seem to never run out of creative ideas: the latest proposal on the table is to create tax prisons for those refusing to pay even a small amount of their debts to the state. As there is not space in the current prisons for additional prisoners, …

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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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HOT DOC Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Acquitted by Athens Court

 Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis has been acquitted by an Athens court on Thursday night in a trial that lasted almost ten hours. The prosecutor had raised charges against Vaxevanis for breaching privacy after he published the names of 2,000 suspected tax evaders in his magazine HOT DOC. Vaxevanis was arrested last Sunday. …

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Greece’s Financial Crime Units Probe Hundreds of Tax Evaders, also up to 60 Politicians

It isn’t 32, it isn’t 36, it isn’t 38… According to Sunday edition of Kathimerini, it is up to 60 politicians under investigation by Financial Crime Units (SDOE) of Greek financial ministry. Government officials, former ministers and MPs are allegedly under scrutiny for suspected tax evasion and other financial crimes. With …

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