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Cleaner, mother of 13, sentenced for forging year of elementary school graduation

A mother of 13 children who applied for a job vacancy was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment for having forged the date she graduated from elementary school. In her job application for a work at a state hospital in Ioannina, Epirus, the woman had wrote the year of her graduation …

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Turkish prosecutor threatens Greek soldiers with up to 2 years imprisonment

The news about the two Greek soldiers in the hands of Turkish authorities are not promising.  Information leaked by court sources in Greece’s neighboring country indicates that lieutenant Aggelos Mitretodis and sergeant Dimitris Kouklatzis are facing a prison sentence of up to two years. Although officially no charges have been …

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Three men sentenced for Boutaris attack, however, on suspension or bail

The Misdemeanor court in Thessaloniki found guilty three men for the attack against the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris. The court sentenced one 20-eyar-old and a 36-year-old to 14 months imprisonment and the second 20-year-old to 21 months. The sentence is suspended for 3 years for the two 20-year-olds. There …

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Artemis Sorras: The man to ‘buy Greece’s debt with $600bn’ sentenced for embezzlement

The man who would save Greece from the debt, the man who claimed he owned $600 billion, Artemis Sorras, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment without parole on felony charges for embezzlement. A court in Patras, Sorra’s hometown in Peloponnese, sentenced him and his wife in absentia. The arrest …

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Ex Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos gets 20 years imprisonment

The judges spoke in the case Akis Tsochatzopoulos and the famous submarines bribes: the former Defense Minister of PASOK received a prison sentence of 20 years. The court imposed the highest sentence for money laundering cases. Tsochatzopoulos has to stay in prison at least seven years. He was arrested one …

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Athens court sentences ex Defence Minister to 8 years imprisonement, half million euro fine

A court in Athens sentenced former Defence Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos to 7+1 years imprisonment, a fine of 520,000 euro while it ordered the confiscation of  his luxury real estate property, a three-storey building at noble Dionisioy-Aeropagitoy Street close to Acropolis. Akis Tsochatzopoulos, former powerful PASOK official stood trial on Monday morning …

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Greece’s Animals Law uploaded for Public Consultation

The revised law for the protection of companion animals and strays has been uploaded on March 31 on internet for public consultation. You can write your comments until April 13, 2011. Unfortunately I can’t translate the whole law… However from the comments I’ve read so far, there are constructive proposals  …

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