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Authorities order opening of bank accounts of former PM Simitis, two ex ministers

“Investigation is welcomed, I have nothing to hide,” former Prime Minister Costas Simitis said in a short statement issued on Wednesday just hours after daily Ta Nea revealed that the anti-money laundering authorities have ordered the opening of Simitis’ and his close relatives. “Relevant publications focus on slander. And I …

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Novartis: Prosecutor orders opening of bank accounts for 10 politicians allegedly involved

Rapid developments in the scandal around Swiss pharmaceutical Novartis, as corruption prosecutor asks banks in Greece to open the accounts of ten politicians, former prime ministers and ministers, allegedly involved in the scandal as well as the accounts of their spouses and adult children. In a letter to all Greek …

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Greece eases Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar 1st – All the changes

Greece has taken further steps to ease the capital control restrictions as of 1. March 2018. Euclid Tsakalotos has approved a series of measures that ease the restrictions, the decision has been already published in the official gazette. The measures raise among others the monthly withdrawal limit and allow the …

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Prosecutors freeze bank accounts of famous Greek businessman

Chief financial prosecutor Panayiotis Athanasiou on Thursday ordered local lenders to freeze the bank accounts of businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos in connection to a probe regarding allegations of tax evasion. The order also called for Vgenopoulos to lose access to his safe deposit boxes. The move was part of a preliminary …

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Last chance for debtors to go pay or else Greek tax office will confiscate bank accounts

Greek General Secretariat of Public Revenues calls on debtors to go settle their debts or they will see their money disappear from their bank accounts. The mercy period for “confiscations” that was imposed due to capital controls is over and the GSPR officials will now just grab money from deposit …

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Greece to lift capital controls for those who bring money back to banks

The Greek authorities will try everything to get back to the banks what depositors withdrew before the capital controls were imposed on June 29th 2015. The financial ministry and its high-ranking state officials and interim government ministers are determined and will try everything to get the money back to the …

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Greek Big Brother: FinMin to collect all financial data about everything (huh?)

The time of truth has come. The time of financial and economic truth. Greek Finance Ministry will collect all possible and impossible information from citizens via data that banks, private clinics, private schools, insurance companies, utility and telephone companies will send to it. By March 31st 2014, all these will …

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Greek FinMin grabs last €129 euro from jobless’ bank account – without permission!

What we have been reading about the decision that the Greek finance ministry may grab money from bank accounts without the holder’s permission came true. A Greek jobless, father of three,  saw his last 129 euro disappear from his bank account and thus without previous warning or his explicit permission. This …

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Greek MP’s Committee asks info about former minister with mammoth assets in bank accounts

That’s juicy! The rumors are so strong that the parliamentary committee in charge of the lawmakers assets has asked the Financial Crime Combat Unit to provide information and verify or clear the rumors. Object of investigation is a  former conservative of the conservative wing with allegedly 178,000,000 euros in bank accounts. What a …

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