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Audits on tax evaders lists brought to Greece little over 100million euros

Revenues for the Greek state from the so-called tax evaders’ lists of Lagarde and Borjens did not turned out as high as expected. According to official data submitted to Parliament by the General Secretariat of Public Revenues, controls on both lists with the names of Greeks with bank accounts in …

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SwissLeaks: HSBC files show 86 more Greeks on “Lagarde List”

Dictators, arms dealers, ministers, movie stars, businessmen, shopkeepers, royalty, clothing merchants from 203 countries and territories, they all parked more that €100 billion to HSBC in Switzerland. The bank helped its clients dodge taxes and hide millions from the tax officers in their country. Not without a profit for the bank …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou at “Special Court” over Lagarde List

Former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou will be referred to “special court” and stands trial for deleting the names of four of his relatives from the infamous Lagarde-List containing the names of Greeks suspected of tax evasion. With votes 4:1 the judges of the Supreme Judicial Council of the Supreme Court …

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Ex FinMin Papaconstantinou to stand trial over Lagarde list

A council of judges has ruled that the charges levelled against former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou in connection to the alleged tampering of a list containing the names of Greeks with deposits in Switzerland have not expired under the statute of limitations. The judges convened at the Supreme Court on …

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Parliament committee: ex FinMin Papaconstantinou to face felony charges

The preliminary investigation committee of the Greek Parliament investigating the famous Lagarde List and the involvement of former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou ended – or not. The meetings of this committee were stormy anyway full of quarrels and under the belt knocks. Nevertheless, the chairman (Nea Dimocratia) of the committee …

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Golden Dawn MP to PASOK-leader: “Shut up, you’re ridiculous and fat!”

Scenes of unprescedented aesthetic demonstrating the elegant manners of Greek elected politicians took place during the interrogation of PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos by members of the parliamentary  committee investigating the two-year disappearence of the infamous Lagarde list with the names of 2,200 suspected of tax evasion. Insults even below the belt …

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Greek prosecutor orders arrest of German citizen over armament bribes

I have the feeling Greece tries to steal the media focus currently busy with Cyprus. Otherwise I have no logical explanation for  two news items coming from Greece. Maybe Greek authorities were alarmed to hear all these Cypriot citizens demanding “catharsis” for those who threw the country into such an …

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Lagarde List inquiry claims one victim: a broken MP finger

The voices of angry lawmakers could be heard in the corridors of the Greek Parliament. Inside the room where the parliamentary committee investigating the involvement of former finance minister George Papakonstantinou in the Lagarde list was examining a witness, blood was boiling and tension was high.         Markogiannakis, Kapernaros, Georgiadis, …

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Lagarde “missed” ex Greek FinMin Papaconstantinou in text message

 These are touching moments among eurozone finance ministers. According to UK daily the Guardian, Christine Lagarde sent an sms to her Greek counterpart George Papaconstantinou in summer 2011 – short after he was replaced from the post of Finance Minister. “We miss you!” Lagarde apparently wrote to the Greek finance minister who …

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