Kiki Karakasi

Kiki Karakasi

Greek former mayor gets life for embezzlement | azfamily.com Phoenix

Thessaloniki - Former mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who was also previously a junior government minister, insisted he had not been involved in any embezzlement. The municipality's former general secretary, Mihalis Lemousias, and former treasurer Panagiotis Saxonis were also given life sentences. All ...

Vassilis Papageorgopoulos

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Vietnamese gymnast invited to 2013 French Challenge Cup — TalkVietnam

Thessaloniki - Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, former mayor of Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki,... [ Read more ] (VOV) -The Vietnamese shooting team is busy preparing for the 27th SEA Games in Myanmar in late 2013, as well as the Olympic Games in 2016. Head coach Nguyen Thi Nhung said on February ...

Vassilis Papageorgopoulos

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Greek former mayor gets life for embezzlement | WHAS11.com Louisville

Thessaloniki - The court ruled that Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, a former champion sprinter who was Thessaloniki's mayor from 1999-2010 and previously a conservative politician, was a key part of the scam. Papageorgopoulos, 65, denied any wrongdoing. "I declare that I have nothing to do with this ...

High-Level Corruption Sentences Surprise Greeks | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

Thessaloniki - The convictions of former Thesaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who embezzled 18 million euros, and former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who stole as much as 1 billion euros from defense contracts, show that the government may be getting tough on corruption. “The ...

MSM Monitor: Grafting On to This Greek Post

Thessaloniki - A court in the northern port city found that the local authorities had set up an ‘‘embezzlement machine,’’ and that Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, a prominent conservative who served two terms as mayor from 1999 to 2010, had been aware of the whole plan but had stayed on the sidelines...

ekathimerini.com | Kastelorizo: The island fighting for a new Greece

Thessaloniki - In Thessaloniki, Greece's second biggest city, former mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos was sentenced to life in prison in February for embezzling almost 18 million euros ($23.4 million) of public funds. He protested his innocence, but was jailed along with two other senior officials of ...

ekathimerini.com | Prosecutor recommends ex-Thessaloniki mayor be found guilty of embezzlement

A public prosecutor recommended to criminal appeals court in Thessaloniki on Tuesday that the city’s former mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos and the ex-municipal general secretary Michalis Lemousias be found guilty of embezzling more than 50 million euros from the authority’s coffers. ...

ekathimerini.com | Thessaloniki’s ex-mayor asks 13 questions from jail

Thessaloniki - The former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, on Friday issued a written statement from Diavata Prison, where he was transferred on Wednesday after receiving a life sentence for embezzling state funds, insisting on his innocence and demanding answers to 13 questions. In ...

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