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13.6 million euros recovered from bogus pensions

Greece has recovered 13.6 million euros in unjustified pension payments to the relatives of civil servants, Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras told Parliament in a written statement on Monday.

Staikouras said a census of retired civil servants, farmers and relatives of deceased public sector workers had almost been completed. He added that another 12.4 million euros in payments made as a result of wrongful claims is still being sought.