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Shipowner and football clubs owner Marinakis charged with drug trafficking

Greek shipowner, football club and media owner Vangelis Marinakis has been prosecuted with felony charges for drug trafficking, smuggling and financing a criminal organization, Greek and international media reported on Friday.  50-year-old tycoon Marinakis is among others owner of Greek football giant Olympiacos Piraeus FC and the co-owner of UK’s …

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Greek Defense Minister under fire for alleged contact with convict

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos and consequently the SYRIZA-led coalition government have come under fire following media reports that the minister had contacts with a convict in the drug-smuggling case known as Noor 1.  Opposition parties claim “the minister tried to intervene in the work of justice.” Media claim the …

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Greek Coast Guard discovers one more ton of heroin

It wasn’t just one ton of heroin that was smuggled in Greece, it was almost too. The second ton was discovered by the Greek coast guard on Sunday. 986 kilos and 600 grams of heroin, wrapped in 138 plastic packages were hidden in Togo-flagged tanker Noor-1 moored near the port …

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