Empty ATMs force some tourists in Greece to scramble

People stand in line to use an ATM outside a closed bank in Athens on Tuesday. (Thanassis Stavrakis/AP)
People stand in line to use an ATM outside a closed bank Tuesday in Athens. (Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated Press)

Cash crunch comes as Greece enters peak holiday season, and forces some travelers who haven’t been able to get money to stiff taxi drivers and tourist businesses.

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