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Twelve young hooligans found guilty of murdering Alkis Kambanos in Thessaloniki

Twelve young hooligans were found unanimously guilty of murdering a 19-year-old football fan and injuring two of his friends, by a mixed jury court of Thessaloniki on Thursday. The victim Alkis Kambanos was murdered in the northern city in February 2022 following a football game involving the team the defendants …

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Ex SYRIZA Minister, businessman guilty over TV license auction

In a unanimous decision Friday a Special Court found former SYRIZA minister Nikos Pappas guilty of dereliction of duty over the handling of a 2016 television license tender. Guilty was found also businessman Christos Kalogritsas for the crime of moral turpitude in the breach of duty of Pappas. The Special …

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Court acquits 13 defendants for deadly flash-floods in Mandra

After judicial procedures that lasted one and a half year, a court in Athens acquitted 13 out of 21 defendants for the deadly flash floods in Mandra, west Attica, in November 2017, where 24 people lost their lives. The three-member criminal court acquitted former regional governor Rena Dourou (SYRIZA) and …

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#Justice4Zak: Two men sentenced to 10 years each for the killing of Zak Kostopoulos

The owner of a jewelry shop and of a real estate office were found guilty of causing fatal bodily harm in the killing of gay rights activist 33-year-old Zak Kostopoulos in downtown Athens on September 21, 2018. The two men were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment each, without parole. The …

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Harry Maguire found guilty by court in Syros, gets suspended sentence

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been given a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days in prison after his trial on the Greek island of Syros on Tuesday. The England defender, 27, was found guilty of repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against public employees and insult after …

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Golden Dawn MEP and ex MP sentenced for attack on community center

A Golden Dawn member of the European Parliament and a former member of the Greek Palriament were found guilty for the attack at a community center in Ilioupolis suburb of East Athens in 2013. MPE Yannis Laogs and ex MP Nikos Michos received an 8-nonth suspended sentence for instigating the …

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SIEMENS bribes: Athens court finds ex PASOK minister Mantelis guilty of money laundering

A never ending legal story finally ended  – or not? A criminal appeals court in Athens found former PASOK Transportation Minister, Tassos Mantelis, guilty of money laundering for having accepted bribes of 450,000 DM (230,000 euros) by SIEMENS. The court, however, lowered  the prison sentence imposed on him to five …

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Prosecutor finds 36 guilty for the Stock Exchange Crash in 1999

An Athens Appellate Court Prosecutor has found 36 people guilty for the infamous “Athens Stock Exchange Crash of 1999” that caused thousands of small investors to have lost their life savings. It has taken 18 years for an Athens Appellate Court Prosecutor, Athina Theodoropoulou, to find guilty 36 individuals implicated …

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