Richard Cornish Endowment Fund exhibit case
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Greece, NY – On April 18 Greece police arrested Frank Arena at his home for growing marijuana plants. They were acting on a tip to 911. Later that same month…
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The Zahopoulos Affair’, despite sounding like a Tintin book, is the current scandal in Greece. Just before Christmas, Greek Culture Ministry General Secretary Christos Zahopoulos resigned and then attempted to kill himself. It was, his colleagues claimed, as a result of a blackmail attempt against him. There were allegations of a sex video, and an investigation was started into suggestions that Zahopoulos had corruptly made available for development archaeological sites his ministry was supposed to be protecting. Zahopoulos had love affairs with an employee inside the Ministry of Culture, Mrs. Evi Tsekou. Later it became known that he was repeatedly using his power to ask for sexual favors in return for employment, by female employees in the Ministry. After Zahopoulos’ suicide attempt, it became known that Mrs. Tsekou, was blackmailing him requesting 200.000 Euros and a permanent job in Ministery , threatening to expose their private intercourses written in DVD using a hidden camera. The Government tried to cover the case by equating the case to a typical sex scandal.