About 1,500 people gathered outside the house of former minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos and shouted slogans like “Thieves, thieves!” and “Aki, bring the money back!”. The rest of the slogans were really …inspiring however a translation would not bring the rhyme spirit into English. Some protesters left massages at the house entrance urging him to “give the money back”.
Armed with umbrellas due to rain, young and old had followed the call of film director Dimitris Collatosto demonstrate outside the house of Tsochatzopoulos, a three-storey jewel located at the most expensive street of Athens.
Greek media had recently reported that Tsochatzopoulos came to ownership of the building due to ‘dark and mysterous’ ways….
Akis Tsochatzopoulos, for several decades a political heavy weight in the now governing party PASOK, had served among others as Defence Minister. His name has been allegedly involved in the bribes scandal of Ferrostaal in order to secure the state contract and sell German Thyssen Submarines, Type 214, to Greece.