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George Koskotas

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Date of Birth October 5, 1954
Age 68 years, 2 months, 13 days
Place of Birth Athens
Country Greece
Profession Entrepreneur
Horoscope Libra

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George Koskotas net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2022! In this article, we will discover how old is George Koskotas? Who is George Koskotas dating now & how much money does George Koskotas have?

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George Koskotas Biography

George Koskotas is a famous Entrepreneur, who was born on October 5, 1954 in Greece. According to Astrologers, George Koskotas's zodiac sign is Libra.

George Koskotas (Greek: Γιώργος Κοσκωτάς ; born 1953, Athens) is a former banker and publisher who spearheaded a financial scandal that brought down the PASOK government in 1989.

Koskotas was born in Greece on October 5, 1954. He emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1970 and worked for his father’s house painting business in Queens, New York until 1979 when he returned to Greece. In 1980, Koskotas was indicted on charges of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State unemployment office of $41,000 in a scheme to falsify unemployment insurance claims and obtain tax refunds from fictitious workers of his company. He was arrested on the charges in 1987 while he was attending a newspaper editors’ convention in Washington D.C. He posted $1 million in bail and returned to Greece.

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In 1979, Koskotas joined the Bank of Crete as an administrative officer. From 1982 to 1984 he worked in the bank’s central branch in Athens as an accountant. According to the investigation, Koskotas embezzled $210 million of the bank’s funds into his own account, which he used to gain control of the bank, build a publishing business that included two daily newspapers in Athens, five magazines, and a radio station, and purchase Olympiacos F.C. Under Koskotas’ leadership, the Bank of Crete grew from a small financial institution into the nation’s second largest bank. Koskotas was arrested in the US for older crimes. From there, he claimed that prime minister Andreas Papandreou ordered state companies to deposit funds with the bank, and took bribes from stolen money.

George Koskotas Net Worth

George Koskotas is one of the richest Entrepreneur & listed on most popular Entrepreneur. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, George Koskotas net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

George Koskotas Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
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Source of IncomeEntrepreneur
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In 1979, Koskotas joined the Bank of Crete as an administrative officer. From 1982 to 1984 he worked in the bank’s central branch in Athens as an accountant. According to the investigation, Koskotas embezzled $210 million of the bank’s funds into his own account, which he used to gain control of the bank, build a publishing business that included two daily newspapers in Athens, five magazines, and a radio station, and purchase Olympiacos F.C. Under Koskotas’ leadership, the Bank of Crete grew from a small financial institution into the nation’s second largest bank. Koskotas was arrested in the US for older crimes. From there, he claimed that prime minister Andreas Papandreou ordered state companies to deposit funds with the bank, and took bribes from stolen money.

On October 20, 1988, Koskotas was indicted on five counts of forgery and embezzlement and was suspended from the position of bank chairman. On November 7, he eluded a 24-hour guard at his house and fled the country. He picked up his wife and five children in Switzerland. From there the Koskotas family went to Rio de Janeiro. On November 24, Koskotas and his family were apprehended by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Bedford, Massachusetts after landing in a private jet at Hanscom Field. After his arrest, Koskotas was jailed at the Essex County Correctional Institution in Salem, Massachusetts. He was later transferred to Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury in Danbury, Connecticut.

George Koskotas Height

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After his arrest, Koskotas fought his extradition, arguing that the charges were political and that he would face assassination if returned to Greece. On August 24, 1989, United States magistrate judge Joyce Alexander ordered that Koskotas be extradited to Greece to face charges. Alexander’s decision was upheld by United States district court judge Douglas Woodlock on June 27, 1990.

Who is George Koskotas dating?

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Ranked on the list of most popular Entrepreneur. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Greece. George Koskotas celebrates birthday on October 5 of every year.

In January 1992, Koskotas was convicted of forgery and sentenced to five years in prison. In November 1994 he was found guilty of embezzlement and forgery and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was paroled and released from prison on March 16, 2001 after serving 12 years of his 25-year sentence. Koskotas is barred from leaving the country and was ordered to report to an Athens police precinct twice a month.

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