Thursday, 24 November 2011

Latvian bank run



(Translation from Latvian)Across the country to "Latvian Savings Bank" branches on November 23 people gathered to withdraw their money from ATMs. Also at the Savings Bank branch Jekabpils Friendship Alley from 6:00 o'clock on the morning line began to form, and at about 9:30 there's a long line stood more than 100 people who were waiting for money from an ATM costs. neapsīka Row after lunch time, and all day at the cash machine was standing about 100 people. the line was also young people, but the majority, however, was retired. while waiting for their turn, people discussed the latest developments "Latvian Krajbanka "and ruled on the future fate. The media have reported that individuals' Latvian Savings Bank "ATMs from today will be able to withdraw cash 50 lats per day. At first it was intended that the money can be withdrawn from 9:00 in the morning, but for technical reasons, ATMs began work around 9:30. The tomorrow, November 24, people will be able from the "Latvian Savings Bank" ATM to withdraw cash 50 lats ($95). It should be noted that the other bank ATM Savings Bank money can not be removed, it can only be of the "Latvian Savings Bank" ATMs.