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Undated portrait shows the former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on February 27, 2013 handed life sentences to the city's ex-mayor and two other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, 65, was convicted of 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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Undated portrait shows the former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on February 27, 2013 handed life sentences to the city's ex-mayor and two other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, 65, was convicted of 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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February 27, 2013
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Undated portrait shows the former Mayor of the Greek northern port... News Photo 162792812City,Former,Greece,Greek Culture,Justice,Law,Mayor,North,Portrait,Show,Thessaloniki,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPUndated portrait shows the former Mayor of the Greek northern port city of Thessaloniki Vassilis Papageorgopoulos. A court in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on February 27, 2013 handed life sentences to the city's ex-mayor and two other municipal officials in a decade-long embezzlement case, local officials said. Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, 65, was convicted of 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)