Athens court

Former conservative MP convicted of paying minors for sex

Former New Democracy lawmaker Nikos Georgiadis received a 28-month suspended prison sentence on Tuesday and was fined 20,000 euros after being found guilty by an Athens court of repeatedly paying minors for sex.
The three-member court voted two-to-one in favor of his conviction with no mitigating circumstances.

Shipowner Restis gets suspended 10-year prison term

An Athens court yesterday passed down a 10-year prison sentence to shipowner Victor Restis after finding him guilty of making a false statement, but he was released as the term was suspended.  

The court found him guilty of using false statements to appropriate 30 hectares of public forestland, an offense that had come to light in the context of a trial-fixing investigation.