First entry: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
At the age of 82, Christos Papadopoulos, who became known throughout Greece, died.
Papadopoulos, a former mayor of Nea Chalkidona and a former PASOK executive, will go down in history as the head of the so-called killer company, as in 1987, at the age of 51, it was revealed that since 1981 he has been killing elderly people. therefore, the court sentenced him to 25 years in prison.
In 2009, at the age of 73, he was released from prison, but in 2011 he was again accused of kidnapping a woman and soon returned to prison.
After his release from prison, Christos Papadopoulos lived in Menidin. Maybe Olga was admitted to the hospital and died after a brief hospitalization.
Company of assassins
It was a criminal organization that approached the elderly and then killed them, the members benefited them of their own free will, falsifying themselves. His action appeared at Easter 1987.
Christos Papadopoulos, a 51-year-old (hourly) lawyer, was in charge of the gang. Above all suspicion the man, the model of a successful citizen, the former mayor of Nea Chalkidona, the man of the family and the father of three children.
In the criminal organization there were people who were fit and ready to fulfill their purposes, who were considered daily, heads of families, who had no previous criminal record.
Among others, the following took part in the gang:
-Vassilios Plataniotis, ruler. The “boyfriend” appeared in front of the elderly ladies who were the target of the organization. Gaining confidence with entering your home. In consultation with Papadopoulos, they examined the movements of the victims and carried out their horrific action methodically.
-Ioannis Pampris, contractor. He was the man who pledged to exterminate the corpses, the “burial” of the gang.
-Nikolaos Peppas, merchant. He was the deputy chief of Papadopoulos and together they devised plans for the criminal activity of their “company”.
-George Xanthopoulos, goalkeeper. He was the “smoker” of the “company”.
-Georgia Papanikolaou, a housewife, the wife of an ruler who eventually became a tougher criminal and an inspiration to the “company”.
The organization began to find victims with specific characteristics and especially the elderly, those with financial backgrounds, close relatives and victims with health problems. Once identified, they moved on to a progressive approach to potential victims with the goal of gaining trust through a variety of means. Once the goal was achieved, the will of the older targets was falsified and then killed in a way that seemed like a natural end.
In the final phase they published wills with the help of a circuit of collaborators who were necessary to complete their plans, such as notaries, defendants, and various false witnesses. The quality of the forgery was such that even the graphologists could not at first glance realize that the wills were forged, and therefore did not express the last wish of the deceased.