Nothing is Foreign29:07Lebanese bank heist: ‘I had the gun and I used it.’
A recent string of bank hold-ups in Lebanon have gone viral on social media. Desperate depositors storm into banks, sometimes with guns, and demand tellers hand over their own money. There have been limits on withdrawals since 2019 and frustration is mounting as the economic crisis there deepens.
Sally Hafez, a woman who held up a bank with a toy gun in order to withdraw money for her sister’s cancer treatment, has been in hiding since videos of her heist quickly spread last week.
She tells us how she pulled
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