Former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who was also previously a junior government minister, is escorted by police officers to a police van in Thessaloniki on Wednesda

 

              Former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who was also previously a junior government minister, is escorted by police officers to a police van in Thessaloniki on Wednesda
Former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vassilis Papageorgopoulos, who was also previously a junior government minister, is escorted by police officers to a police van in Thessaloniki on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013. A court in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has convicted three of the city's former top officials, including Papageorgopoulos, and sentenced them to life imprisonment for embezzling more than euro 17 million from the municipality. (AP Photo/Nikolas Giakoumidis)