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Robbers blow up ATM at southern Athens mall; guard lightly injured

A security guard sustained light injuries in a blast at a shopping mall in the southern Athens suburb of Glyfada in the early hours of Friday.

The explosion took place at around 4 a.m. when unknown assailants blasted open an ATM and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

It appears that the blast was quite powerful, causing significant damage to the premises.

ATM stolen by robbers in Agrinio

Unidentified robbers removed a cash machine from the premises of a hospital in Agrinio, central Greece, on Wednesday before loading it into a getaway vehicle and fleeing the scene.
It was unclear how much cash had been in the ATM.
The getaway car, which police determined had been stolen, was found shortly after the robbery a few kilometers from the scene of the crime.

Police investigate cash-in-transit robbery in Dafni

Police are investigating a cash-in-transit robbery that took place in the Athens suburb of Dafni early Wednesday.
Police said the security guard was held at gunpoint by two men as he was about to load an ATM machine on Vouliagmenis Avenue.
The suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No more information was immediately available about the incident.

CCP with Tips on What to Do if an ATM “Swallows” our Card

The Commission for Consumer Protection  published tips on what to do if an ATM swallows our card. This may happen due to software, technical, and other issues with the device.

Here are some helpful consumer tips provided by Commission for Consumer Protection experts:

 · Failed to withdraw money from ATM? What to do?

Banks to charge other lenders’ clients up to 3 euros per ATM withdrawal

Bank clients using the cash machines of other lenders to make withdrawals will face a significant hike in the charges levied by the machines' owners as of next week.

They may stand to pay as much as 3 euros per transaction for withdrawals from an account in another Greek bank.

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