Pawnbrokers prosper amid Greece crisis

Greeks affected by economic recession have given up belongings, including cars, to get by.

     

    As many people across Greece suffer from the effects of the global economic crisis, pawnbrokers, on the other hand, have been prospering financially in the country. 

    The businesses have succeeded because an increasing number of Greeks have been forced to pawn many of their belongings, including expensive cars and jewelry, in order to get by.

    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Athens.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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