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Japan is investigating media reports two of its citizens were detained in Italy after allegedly attempting to take $134 billion worth of U.S. bonds out of the country. “Italian authorities are in the midst of the investigation, and haven’t yet confirmed the details, including whether they are Japanese citizens or not,”
Originally posted by SLAYER69
Originally posted by Dorfl
company/private person that somehow got their hands on this. Are there any ex-dictators that could have taken this out of their till?
That's a lot of cabbage.
134 Billion? that's a country not an individual.
Originally posted by zerbot565
or countries , or mabey its even a u.s plot in it self to secure wealth ?
i mean desperate deeds in desperate times , and who knows how many times this scenario has happend that bonds been transfered to swiss , this is only an acount of getting caugth.
Note that you can bring as much money as you like into Switzerland, but if you leave Switzerland for EU countries you must declare sums higher than 15,000 euros in value, in keeping with border controls.
"1934 MORGENTHAU TREASURY BONDS
A problem that has been most prevalent in the Far East recently surfaced in London when officers from the City of London Fraud Squad seized fake $US Treasury Bonds with a nominal value in excess of $2.5 trillion.
On the first occasion $2.5 trillion worth of these bonds was seized from a safe keeping vault of a bank in the City of London in an assortment of 44 boxes, files and envelopes. Among the haul were a number of counterfeit Chinese Railway Bonds dating from the early part of the 1900’s.
On the second occasion a number of people were arrested in the City of London after presenting billions of dollars worth of these bonds to a financial institution attempting to obtain “facilities”. Two women have been charged.