Letter from Athens: The Killers and Felons Who Walk Free Mock Greece’s Injustice System

Former Greek Defence Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos. Photo: Eurokinissi, File.

Akis “Venal” Tsochatzopoulos, the disgraced former Greek Defense Minister who stole so much money from defense contracts he couldn’t count it – at least 50 million euros ($59.27 million worth – was supposed to be in jail for 20 years but served less than four.

He got out in May on the commonly used Greek tactic of poor health, a Get-Out-of-Jail card that was delayed because he said he couldn’t raise the money for bail, some 200,000 euros or $239,000 that …

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