The house of businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos was ‘raided’ by financial prosecutors on Sunday, as part of an investigation that has been launched based on information from the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.
According to reports, the investigation relates to tax evasion and money laundering. The financial prosecutors are said to have seized computers from Mr. Vgenopoulos’ home. Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou decided to reexamine the case files related to Mr. Vgenopoulos, after they had been closed by prosecutors Georgia Tsatani and Athina Theodoropoulou.
In a statement issued on Monday, the businessman reported that he was informed via the press of the Sunday raid at his home. Mr. Vgenopoulos revealed that the case files that are being reexamined are related to the Laiki Bank and was confident that he will cleared of all charges, as previously.
Mr. Vgenopoulos concluded his statement welcoming all investigations and inspections within the framework of the rule of law, adding that the Greek justice system is subject to the control of European courts.