Athens court upholds fraudsters’ sentences

Athens court upholds fraudsters’ sentences

The Supreme Court’s criminal section on Friday upheld a ruling imposing five-year prison sentences on a Greek policeman and an Athens lawyer who were convicted for forgery after being found guilty of tampering with Teiresias, the Finance Ministry’s electronic database for insolvent borrowers.

According to the original court ruling, the two women removed a total of 13 names from the database in exchange for 13,000 euros.

The pair are alleged to have forged documents indicating that the sums owed by the 13 people on the list had been settled.

Their appeals against the initial conviction were overturned by the Supreme Court, which deemed there were no grounds to revoke the original ruling.

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