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South Cyprus ministers raid own accounts ahead of bank levy

26 March 2013

Greek newspaper ‘Phileleftheros’ accused people close to the ruling party of withdrawing 4.5 billion euros from their personal accounts – ahead of the bank levy or ‘eurozone savings tax’.

President Anastasiades promised that if and when requested by Parliament, that he would help prepare a list of those people who took part. He further said that this list would contain names of those involved from as far as two months ago.

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