The Economic Crime Squad's (SDOE) special secretary until now, Yiannis Kapeleris, has been appointed by a joint decision of Prime Minister George Papandreou and Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou the new secretary general of the Finance ministry's Taxation and Customs Issues.

Kapeleris will also continue to exercise the duties of SDOE special secretary until a new chief is appointed at the squad.

Kapeleris replaces Dimitris Georgakopoulos who resigned recently.