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Former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos (C) is escorted to prison in Thessaloniki on February, 27, 2013. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece convicted today the city's ex-mayor and three other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Papageorgopoulos, 65, was handed a life sentence for turning a blind eye to the embezzlement of nearly 18 million euros ($23.5 million) from municipal coffers between 1999 and 2008. AFP PHOTO /Sakis Mitrolidis (Photo credit should read SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos (C) is escorted to prison in Thessaloniki on February, 27, 2013. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece convicted today the city's ex-mayor and three other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Papageorgopoulos, 65, was handed a life sentence for turning a blind eye to the embezzlement of nearly 18 million euros ($23.5 million) from municipal coffers between 1999 and 2008. AFP PHOTO /Sakis Mitrolidis (Photo credit should read SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis... News Photo 162791269City,Greece,Greek Culture,Horizontal,Law,North,Port,Prison,ThessalonikiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos (C) is escorted to prison in Thessaloniki on February, 27, 2013. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece convicted today the city's ex-mayor and three other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Papageorgopoulos, 65, was handed a life sentence for turning a blind eye to the embezzlement of nearly 18 million euros ($23.5 million) from municipal coffers between 1999 and 2008. AFP PHOTO /Sakis Mitrolidis (Photo credit should read SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)