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Tax Authorities freeze wealth of powerful Greek businessman in media & shipping

Greece’ financial crimes prosecutor ordered the freezing of moveable and immovable wealth of powerful businessman Giannis Alafouzos on Wednesday. The order for the freezing has been sent by the same prosecutor to the banks. Cause of the measure apparently in the context of  “tax control” are the difficulties to justify …

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EC to freeze funds to Greece “due to alleged cartel of major constructor companies”

The European Commission will freeze all payments of  the European Regional Development Fund/Cohesion fund to Greece for the 2014-2020 programs, due to activities of an alleged cartel of major construction companies and large foreign companies present in Greece. These companies have been involved in public works for over 27 years …

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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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Greece’s Privatizations “Freeze” Until June-17 Elections and New Government

Greece will freeze privatizations until June-17 elections and a new government is being formed. This decision was taken by the board of  the State Private Property Fund  (TAIPD) on May 15, 2012. “We refrain from taking decisions that are binding for the future until the forming of the new government that …

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