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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency ATMs Coming to Greece

ATMs through which one can buy and sell cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, and dash, are set to multiply in Greece over the next few months. Until now there are four such ATM's in Athens and one in Thessaloniki. Reports...

First Bitcoin ATM in Greece Promises Limitless Transactions Amidst Capital Controls

The first 2-way bitcoin ATM was inaugurated in downtown Athens on Saturday at The Cube, a coworking space that houses several innovative startups. And many find that through this very ATM they can overcome Greece's capital controls. The 2-way (bitcoin...

Greek App Shows Which ATMs Have Cash During Capital Controls

A new mobile app was released on Thursday, informing Greeks which ATMs are convenient to them, if they have available cash at the moment and if they dispense 50 or the now scarce 20 euro bills. Dimitris Chatzieleftheriou, who developed the...

Hellenic Bank Association President: 'ATMs Will Operate Normally Until Monday'

The meeting between Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, government Vice President Yiannis Dragasakis, Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas and Greece's bankers was completed. The meeting was attended by National Bank of Greece Chair Luka Katseli and Chief Executive Leonidas Fragiadakis, Nikos Karamouzis and...

2 Greek Banks to Accept Deposits as of Thursday

As of Thursday, Greeks will be able to make deposits and payments in 289 branches of the National Bank of Greece (NBG) and 174 branches of Eurobank that will operate during the bank holiday. At the same time, they can deposit...

Greece to Reopen Bank Branches to Cater for Pensioners

The Greek government in collaboration with the Hellenic Bank Association have decided to reopen about 1,000 bank branches on Wednesday that will cater for pensioners who do not use or possess debit cards. Greece's Finance Ministry announced on Tuesday that the branches will...

Greek Finance Ministry: Proposal on Taxing Bank Transactions Has Been Dropped

A proposal on taxing bank transactions which was presented during the ongoing negotiations at the Brussels Group has been withdrawn following reactions by the Greek finance ministry, the ministry said in a press release on Tuesday. It also said...

4 ATM's Targeted in Athens

Early on Wednesday morning four ATM machines were targeted by unknown culprits. The ATM's were located in Glyfada, Ilioupoli, Vyronas and Kaisariani. The action of the culprits was the same at all cash dispensers. They set the ATM on fire...