Tagged: trial

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 […]

54-year-old to face trial over unpaid debts

A 54-year-old man was extradited to Greece from Cyprus to face trial for unpaid debts worth 500 million euros, authorities said Friday. The extradition request was submitted five years ago when he fled to Cyprus. The suspect, a merchant, has been remanded in custody in Thessaloniki. According to reports, he has been convicted in absentia […]

Start of trial over suicide of bullying victim delayed to Friday

The first day of the trial into the suicide of Ioannina Dairy School student Vangelis Giakoumakis in 2015, believed to have been prompted by violent bullying by fellow students, was delayed until Friday in the northwestern Greek city. Standing trial over the 20-year-old student’s suicide are the school’s former director, the supervisor of the dorm […]

Trial against Golden Dawn scheduled to resume on Monday

Following a summer break, the Golden Dawn trial resumes on Monday at the Felony Appeal Courts, where a new number of MPs and party members are facing charges for participating an a criminal organization that has carried out violent and lethal assaults. The trial began after the murder of antifascis activist and rapper Pavlos Fyssas […]