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Greek defence probe brings belated gains

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A corruption probe into long-forgotten defence contracts has given authorities in Greece a small financial victory, along with the promise of revelations into decade-old graft. 

Former Greek defence minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos arrives for his trial in Athens on April 22, 2013 on charges of money laundering over controversial arms deals

The sum of over 9.0 million euros ($12.3 million dollars) has been handed over to the state by Antonis Kantas, a former defence ministry official turned state witness.

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