Financial police make six arrests over tax evasion

Financial police officers on Tuesday arrested several more entrepreneurs with outstanding debts to the state.

In Ptolemaida, northern Greece, a 55-year-old business owner was detained over an unpaid tax bill of 1.4 million euros while a 58-year-old building contractor was arrested over debts of 2.5 million euros.

In the northwestern city of Ioannina, two partners in a construction business were detained in connection with unpaid taxes of 321,423 euros.

In Volos, central Greece, a local newspaper owner was arrested for owing 500,000 euros.

Finally in Koropi, eastern Attica, an 84-year-old restaurant owner has been charged in connection with a 307,000-euro tax bill.