04/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Greek Debt Crisis: Goldman Sachs Reportedly Helped Greece Dodge EU Deficit Rules

Goldman Sachs helped the Greek government to mask the true extent of its deficit with the help of a derivatives deal that legally circumvented the EU Maastricht deficit rules. At some point the so-called cross currency swaps will mature, and swell the country's already bloated deficit.

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