SDOE detects 214 mln euros' worth of tax evasion in 19 firms

The financial crimes squad (SDOE) has uncovered a number of tax evasion cases following a series of inspections carried out last month.

According to figures released by the department, irregularities and omissions in tax data, including the issuing of bogus invoices, submitted by 19 companies exceeded the sum of 214 million euros.

Among the enterprises believed to have committed tax evasion were a security firm, an employment agency, a construction company, an ad agency and a wholesale food retailer. All the companies are based in the Attica region.