Tagged: Siemens

Trial over Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal begins postponed again

The long-awaited trial of dozens of suspects in the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal started on Friday but was almost immediately postponed until March 6 due to absences. The case first went to court last summer, some 10 years after judicial authorities launched an investigation into claims that the German electronics and engineering giant’s Greek branch bribed […]

Siemens cash-for-contracts trial postponed indefinitely over translations

The trial of dozens of suspects in the Siemens bribes-for-contracts scandal was indefinitely postponed on Tuesday because the charge sheet, which runs to more than 4,500 pages, and important documents relating to the case had not been translated into German and French. The case went to court in Athens some 10 years after judicial authorities […]

64 defendants to stand trial before a criminal appeals court on Friday

A total of 64 defendants are to stand trial before a criminal appeals court on Friday on charges of bribery in exchange for a multi-million contract given to Siemens to digitise Greek phone company systems, the so-called “8002 contract.” The “8002 contract” is considered to be the biggest case of corruption involving large amounts of […]

Siemens trial set to begin amid concerns over translations

The trial of dozens of suspects in the Siemens bribes-for-contracts scandal is due to begin on Thursday despite concerns about the charge sheet, which runs to more than 4,500 pages, and important documents relating to the case not having been translated into German. The case is to be heard some seven years after judicial authorities […]