Weekend of Fear in Greece as Monday Brings Salvation or Ruin

by Mehul SrivastavaMaria Petrakis | Bloomberg Business  |  published on June 20, 2015

Dorothea Lambros stood outside an HSBC branch in central Athens on Friday afternoon, an envelope stuffed with cash in one hand and a 38,000 euro ($43,000) cashier’s check in the other.

She was a few minutes too late to make her deposit at the London-based bank. She was too scared to take her life-savings back to her Greek bank. She worried it wouldn’t survive the weekend.

“I don’t know what happens on Monday,” said Lambros, a 58-year-old government employee.

  • donemyhomework

    The Greek money situation is really bad news right now.

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