Greek Police Detain 6 Over €2.7M Safe-Deposit Box Thefts

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Greek police say they have charged bank staff in Thessaloniki with the theft of over €2.7 million ($3.2 million) from safe deposit boxes over nearly two decades.

The thefts of cash, gold and jewelry allegedly took place from a branch of Greece’s National Bank in the northern city between 1999 and 2016.

Police say the 13 deposits were raided. An investigation began when the nine owners contact the authorities about their missing valuables.