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Prosecutor orders arrest of lawyer in money-laundering probe

The prosecutor in the Lavrentis Lavrentiadis bank loan case has asked for lawyer Grammatiki Arvaniti to be remanded in custody.

Arvaniti, a member of the Proton bank board of directors and one of the lawyers employed by several firms controlled by Lavrentiadis, the lender’s main shareholder, has been charged with establishing and being a member of a criminal organization, fraud, money laundering and breach of faith.

Lavrentiadis is currently in custody for allegedly embezzling funds from the bank.

Dozens of suspects are also being probed in connection to the case.