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Convicted ex Defense Minister Tsochatzopoulos beaten in prison

Former PASOK Defense Minister and inmate Akis Tsochatzopoulos was brutally beaten in his cell in wing F of Korydallos prison in Athens. The former minister convicted for bribes in armament procurement was taken to the prison hospital to receive first aid as he had suffered “heavy beating”. According to daily …

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Greek gov’t seeks military camp to serve as prison for state debtors

Gradually, Greece turns into the 21st century version of the dark and gloomy world of Charles Dickens: with households burning wood for heating,  with workers working for nothing, … and to put the icing on the Greek cake, soon also with debtors’ prisons.  What we reported in January, turns into reality: tax prisons! The government seeks …

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Greek tycoon Lavrentiadis in Kolydallos prison over Proton Bank embezzlement

After three days wandering from hospital to hospital, entrepreneur Lavrentis Lavrentiadis entered a cell in Korydallos prison in Athens on Monday. Supported by three policemen, Lavrentiadis entered Korydallos main entrance limping. He has been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since several decades. Although arrested on Thursday, Lavrentiadis claimed health problems and spent the last …

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Prison Break Greek -Style: Smoked Salmon & 5* Ward for VIP-Prisoners?

If these allegations proof to be true, then this must be the ultimate Greek-style prison break! Antonis Aravantinos, chief of police prison guards told a relevant parliamentary committee that ex heavy weights of politics, business, sports and life-style, currently in prison, enjoy a lavish life even behind bars. “There is a 5***** …

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