SDOE crackdown on Attica firms using bogus invoices in tax scam

Eleven companies in Attica were found to have issued a total of 88.4 million euros worth of bogus invoices in February, the Financial Crimes Squad said in a statement on Monday.

Another 21 companies were in possession of 7.2 million euros of false invoices in a bid to reduce their tax bill, SDOE said.

Inspectors also found a doctor who had failed to declare 2.4 million euros in earnings.

In Thessaloniki, SDOE arrested a former policeman who maintained a betting site based in Austria from which he had earned more than 1 million euros that had not been declared.