Illegally claimed pensions cost state over 12.5 million euros

Illegally claimed pensions cost the state over 12.5 million euros, a Greek police internal affairs department investigation has revealed.

According to a report released on Wednesday, the probe, which was conducted over a period of 12 months, revealed 179 cases of fraud across the country during the 1991-2012 period.

A state prosecutor was expected to charge those who had claimed the pensions illegally with felony charges.

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