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Greece: Venues Safe Despite Tab Report

The Greek government insisted Sunday there were no problems with security at the Olympics, a day after a British tabloid reporter wrote he was able to leave three fake bombs undetected in the main stadium. Bob Graham, of London’s Sunday Mirror, said he worked at the stadium as a forklift operator without undergoing any background checks by organizers. He wrote he was able to leave the fake bombs after getting them through security. Public Order Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis, in charge of the $1.5 billion security plan, criticized the story and said Greek efforts to safeguard the games were thorough. A ministry spokesman said officials searched the stadium and other venues before the Olympics and found nothing. Full Story

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