Parliament committee to discuss probe into ‘corrupt’ politicians

A parliamentary committee with oversight over parties? and politicians? finances is to sit on Wednesday to discuss an investigation by the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) into about 30 former ministers, MPs and ministry officials.

The committee president, Thanasis Nakos, wrote to SDOE to ask for information about its investigation.

On Wednesday, Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Nikos Pantelis asked Greece?s two financial prosecutors, Grigoris Peponis and Spyros Mouzakitis, to conduct a preliminary investigation to establish whether reports that SDOE has compiled a list of 32 politicians and public officials suspected of corruption are accurate and what stage the squad?s probe has reached.

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