Greek former mayor gets life for embezzlement

Associated Press
Greek former mayor gets life for embezzlement

Former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who was also previously a junior government minister, is escorted by police officers to a police van in Thessaloniki on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013. A court in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has convicted three of the city's former top officials, including Papageorgopoulos, and sentenced them to life imprisonment for embezzling more than euro 17 million from the municipality. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)

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