Parliament website attacked, delays publication of PEP list
Parliament said on Monday that its website was under attack by a Turkish hacker and that it would download the promised list of politically exposed persons (PPEs) bad debts and other information as soon as conditions permit.
“All necessary steps are being taken to stop the attacks, without this having affected the parliament’s website so far, but at the moment, as understood, the website cannot be updated. », Indicates a press release.
Parliament said its website had been attacked by a Turkish hacker in the past few hours, just as Defense Ministry websites and Larnaca airport electronic systems had been recently attacked. .
He added that the documents of the day such as the agendas of the committee sessions and other documents, as well as the publication of the minutes of the session of last Friday with the report of the PEPs and the list of the Bureau of ‘audit “will be published as soon as the situation permits”. .
Parliament on Friday approved the publication of a list with the names of politically exposed persons with bad debts at the former cooperative bank, which mainly includes former MPs, but also a few sitting members. The list is part of an audit service report on Kedipes, the entity that replaced the cooperative, and took over some 7.5 billion euros in nonperforming loans.
According to the report, PEPs had substantial loan amounts written off or swapped debts for less valuable assets, among others. The audit department identified cases of PEP involving € 4.2 million in write-offs, € 3 million in loan balances that would be amortized under certain conditions and € 4.9 million in debt for swaps. of assets.