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Ex-FinMin Hardouvelis transferred money abroad out of 'fear of default'
The former Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis faces continued questioning over money he allegedly transferred to an offshore tax haven.

Gikas Hardouvelis, the man who headed Greece's Finance Ministry until the January 25th elections unseated the New Democracy-led government, has revealed that he transferred large sums of money [~€450,000] out of the country in 2012 out of fear that the country was headed for a default and euro exit.

The money transfers took place only a few months before Hardouvelis became a key adviser to the technocratic Prime Minister Lucas Papademos who led a unity government following the resignation of George Papandreou. Hardouvelis went on to become Finance Minister in 2014 [...]

by das monde on Tue Mar 10th, 2015 at 01:24:21 AM EST

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