Greek Editor Vaxevanis on Tax Scandal 'Many Friends of Leading Politicians Are on the List'

Police arrested Kostas Vaxevanis at the end of October for publishing the names of hundreds of rich Greeks suspected of tax evasion, only to be released a short time later. He tells SPIEGEL that Greek politicians are complicit in the scam and seek to pass laws to retroactively legalize tax offenses.
Greek editor Kostas Vaxevanis: "A majority of Greeks are being squeezed by austerity measures while the elite are bunkering their money abroad."

Greek editor Kostas Vaxevanis: "A majority of Greeks are being squeezed by austerity measures while the elite are bunkering their money abroad."

Foto: IRAKLIS DEIRMENTZIDIS/ AFP
Interview by Julia Amalia Heyer
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