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$6 Trillion of Fake US Bonds Seized
« on: February 18, 2012, 01:28:32 PM »

Italian authorities have foiled a plot that, they say, had the potential to destabilize the international credit system. After an investigation into mafia loan-sharking tipped them off, Italian investigators turned their attention to a fake bond scheme that led to the seizure of approximately $6 trillion worth of fake US Treasury bonds and other securities. The bonds were recovered in Zurich, Switzerland, where scammers apparently planned to use them to defraud where scammers apparently planned to use them to defraud Swiss banks. Eight people have been arrested on charges of counterfeiting bonds, credit card forgery, and loan-sharking.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE81G11620120217?irpc=932
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