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Greek authorities arrest man wanted in Germany for 1.5-mln-euro scam

A 37-year-old foreign national with an outstanding European arrest warrant issued by German authorities has been arrested by Greek police in Thessaloniki airport. The man, who was arrested on Wednesday, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for e-mail and telephone fraud amounting to roughly 1.5 million euros.

  • Published in Greece

Did England commit fraud to keep The Parthenon Sculptures?

For the last two centuries, the British Museum in London has claimed ownership of the Elgin Marbles without producing documentation that can establish beyond reasonable doubt that Lord Elgin, a Scottish diplomat, legally acquired the Parthenon sculptures from the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century. Historians have struggled to ascertain the facts in what some consider the world’s most infamous case of cultural theft. Meanwhile, British authorities have consistently denied assertions that the Athenian antiquities could have crossed borders without approval from the Turks, who ruled Greece during the early 19th century.

  • Published in Greece
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