Sunday December 21, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
17o C
10o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Top SDOE official arrested for graft

Police in Patra on Saturday arrested the chief of the Western Greece department of the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) on charges of graft, following the testimony of two employees.

According to local media reports, a police sting operation was organized following a complaint filed by a businessman operating on the Ionian island of Lefkada.

The latter had claimed that he was being blackmailed by two SDOE employees who had allegedly demanded 15,000 euros in order to help him “settle” his tax arrears.

The two SDOE employees told interrogators that their superior was also involved in the extortion racket, while a search conducted by police officers on the high-ranking SDOE official’s residence unearthed 47,000 euros in cash.

ekathimerini.com , Saturday February 16, 2013 (17:55)  
Greek PM offers compromise solution with elections by end-2015
Environment Ministry to reconsider controversial bill
Corfu to host country’s first hydroplane strip
Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations
Agenda
MONDAY Listed companies Public Power Corporation, Texapret and Edrasi will hold general shareholders’ meetings. The Environment, Energy and Climate Change Ministry holds an event in Corinth,...
Workers rush to get early retirement
Nine out of 10 workers who retired in the last four months who had belonged to the former special funds of banks and state corporations that have now been incorporated in the Social Security...
Inside Business
BASKETBALL
Explosive Barca unfazed by Panathinaikos, bomb scare
Panathinaikos lost 80-67 at home to Barcelona on Friday in a rather meaningless game at the end of the first group stage of the Euroleague, but the encounter will be remembered for the bomb ...
SOCCER
Abidal cuts short playing career at Olympiakos
Former France and Barcelona defender Eric Abidal announced his retirement from football on Friday, a day before his last match. Abidal said he will finish after playing for Olympiakos agains...
Inside Sports
INTERVIEW
‘Crisis of confidence will come back again and again,’ says Thomas Piketty
He’s treated like a rock star wherever he goes to lecture. His book “Capital in the 21st Century,” a study on income and wealth inequality from the 18th century to the present, recently tran...
COMMENTARY
Who lost Greece
If Greece collapses much will be said about where the fault lies. Sure, we all know the failings of Greek politicians. That said, much of the blame lies with outsiders who pushed Greece beyo...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Agenda
2. Greek PM offers compromise solution with elections by end-2015
3. Environment Ministry to reconsider controversial bill
4. Corfu to host country’s first hydroplane strip
5. Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations
6. Police gets new communications system
more news
Today
This Week
1. Greek PM offers compromise solution with elections by end-2015
2. Who lost Greece
3. ‘Crisis of confidence will come back again and again,’ says Thomas Piketty
4. Snubbing the moderates
5. Agenda
6. Get your facts straight
Today
This Week
1. Samaras summons bond vigilantes with euro exit talk
2. A friendly yet firm message from Pierre Moscovici
3. Europe's drama in Greece needs final act to avoid tragedy
4. High stakes
5. On the edge but not gutless
6. Gap between SYRIZA and New Democracy closing, says poll
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.