Satellite photos spot Greek swimming pools

The number of Greek taxpayers in Athens answering on their tax returns that they had a swimming pool was 324. The number of swimming pools counted by satellite photos commissioned by the tax authorities in 2010 was 16,974, the Blog’s son read out from the Times on Thursday morning.


Not wishing to trivialise the eurozone crisis, but there is a strong message about widespread tax evasion in there.


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