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Transparency International Greece and the Novartis donation

In 2013, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis donated $3,400 to the anti-corruption group Transparency International Greece. Novartis has been embroiled in a corruption scandal in Greece, accused of paying bribes to top public officials and the corruption scandal will likely be a key issue in the upcoming elections in October. …

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Transparency Int slams Eurogroup practices, “small states not protected”

There is “no real progress” in attempts to make the Eurogroup more transparent, a member of the Dutch parliament told EUobserver. “We are not making any headway with this file,” said Renske Leijten, MP for the socialist party. Almost a year ago, Leijten travelled to Brussels with two fellow Dutch …

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EU measures to crackdown illegal Golden Visa schemes not adequate, say critics

Golden Visa schemes that sell citizenship and residency to the super rich threaten the EU’s collective security and integrity and attract criminals, the European Commission has warned. Twenty states, including Greece, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain, sell residency permits while Malta, Cyprus and Bulgaria currently offer “citizenship for sale” …

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Police, Justice top Corruption Report 2017 by Greek Police and TI

Greece’s ranking on Transparency International list of corruption has improved in “Corruption Perception Index 2017” when the country ranked on position 59/180 and score 48/100 behind Saudi Arabia and Jordan. In 2016 Greece was holding position 69. According to survey findings, complains about instances of corruption decreased by 8.5% in …

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Transparency Index 2016: Greece’s Corruption score still high

Transparency International published it latest Index about Corruption Perceptions in 2016. It noes “Let’s get straight to the point: No country gets close to a perfect score in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.” Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in this year’s index fall below the midpoint of …

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Greece is not alone: Italy, Romania and Bulgaria equally corrupt among EU countries

Italy, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria are seen as equally corrupt among EU countries, while Denmark is the least graft-prone country, according to the yearly corruption perception index published by Transparency International on Wednesday (3 December). The index scores and ranks countries around the world based on how corrupt their public …

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Greece leads in TI Corruption Index 2012 among EU countries

Corrupt officials, venal politicians: Transparency International has been studied in more than 170 countries, the corruption in the public sector. Alarming is the situation in Greece, as the debt-ridden country leads in corruption among European Union countries. Greece occupies place 94 and share the same score (36 points) with Benin, Colombia, …

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Transparency International: Greece & Italy Most Corrupt among EZ countries

Greece and Italy top the list of Eurozone countries perceived as corrupted according to Transparency International a watchdog on public sector corruption. Greece got 3.4 points and Italy 3.9 points with Greece ranked at the bottom of the 17 members of the EZ. Among the 27 members of the European …

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Greek Surgeon detained for 500 euro “Fakelaki”

A state hospital surgeon was arrested Monday afternoon in Thessaloniki and is to be charged with ‘ passive corruption” for taking 500 euros for a surgery. According to a complain filed by a patient’s wife the surgeon had demanded 500 euro ‘fakelaki’ in order to operate her husbands. The wife had informed …

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Austerity hits Greek Corruption, too – Fakelaki Price List in times of Recession

IMF /EU imposed austerity measures have hit not only employees, pensioners and entrepreneurs. The strong recession also dumped the prices in the corruption prices lists.  Doctors and Tax officers saw themselves forced to lower the prices for infamous  but famous Greek fakelaki* as their ‘customers’ declared economic unable to be as generous as …

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wwww.corruption.gr – Important VIDEO below

If it is not a “communication trick” … then it is serious … because it is official. The Greek Ministry of Finance released a statement yesterday stating that according to a preliminary investigation, 70 employees to the Ministry have an average of real estate holdings worth of  €1,2 million, while …

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