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Gov't recovers nearly 40 mln euros worth of illegally claimed pensions

The government has recovered almost 40 million euros of just over 60 million that was paid out in the name of 3,228 pensioners after they died, Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Friday.

Checks revealed that the monthly payments continued to be made for at least six months after the pensioners had died.

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