There was an Italian bank run scare in at the beggining of August that really started the gears in motion for the possibilities of future bank runs.
Financial blogs predicted a run on the French banks during the economic turmoil in the EU and Eurozone countries. Many corporations in France have moved their money out of French banks and into safer short term holdings for the time being.
Similar bank runs in August occured in the United States, and the megabank Bank Of America had to employ the assistance of the St. Louis SWAT Team to prevent customers from closing their accounts and moving their money to smaller banks. ………..