Finding Swimming Pools with Google Earth Greek Government Hauls in Billions in Back Taxes

In a bid to increase revenues, the Greek authorities are employing all kinds of clever tricks to crack down on tax cheats, including using Google Earth to find undeclared swimming pools. But efforts by the government to liberalize markets could unleash a wave of civil unrest.
The recent strike by truck drivers caused gasoline shortages across Greece.

The recent strike by truck drivers caused gasoline shortages across Greece.

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