The president and second vice president of Olympiakos were tried on March 28 2014 before the Three Member Misdemeanors Court of Athens, for violating the law concerning match fixing. The two men were accused of trying to influence the result of the Greek Cup final, by entering the locker room of the referees. Both Marinakis and Theodoridis were ruled innocent because of doubts.
A few days later, on April 9, the public prosecutor of Athens Dimitris Zimianitis appealed against the decision.
The referees of the match had testified that they were not influenced by the "visit" and that it was just a normal conversation. Thanasis Giahos said that he didn't know why the two men entered the locker room during halftime and not at the beginning or the end of the match and that he didn't write anything in his report because he didn't think it was important...