Greek former finance minister on trial for breach of trust


Greek former finance minister on trial for breach of trust
    The trial of a Greek former finance minister has started in Athens. 
    
    Giorgos Papakonstantinou is accused of tampering with a list of around 2000 Greeks with money stashed overseas, who are suspected of possible tax evasion. 
    
    Papakonstantinou was finance minister in 2010 when the so-called "Lagarde List"  was handed over to Greece by France. 
    
    Tax evasion has been widely blamed for triggering the Greece's debt crisis. 
    
    Papakonstantinou, who denies the charges,  was expelled from the ruling PAS…
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    1. so tax evasion and corruption still run rampant in Greece and the rest of Europe is supposed to keep bailing them out? For crying out loud, you'd have to be mad to lend Greece any money before they clean their own house.