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Finland 'finds Patriot missiles' on China-bound ship

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posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 06:28 PM
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It DID drop off the radar...

It wasnt reported anymore by the media........

There may be some articles.....but that hardly constitutes as major coverage........

Especially for a story that you would THINK would be a pretty big deal...

Its not every day two Japanese people are just carrying around 13 billion in foreign bonds..........
edit on 21-12-2011 by ManBehindTheMask because: (no reason given)




posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 06:29 PM
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Thanks for the information lots of reading to do now. same as the post above this.
I actually forgot all about it until this thread.
Thank You,
Regards, Iwinder



posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 06:47 PM
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It wasn't $13 billion.

It was more like $130 million and even then, they were fakes.



posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 07:11 PM
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Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by ManBehindTheMask
 


It wasn't $13 billion.

It was more like $130 million and even then, they were fakes.


Source



Two Japanese men arrested by Italian Police while trying to smuggle $134 Billion in U.S. Treasury Bonds concealed in suitcases, out of Italy into Switzerland, are employees of the Finance Ministry of Japan.



Dont know what story you are talking about but thats the one im talking about, you know the whole search thing you were talking about



posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 07:28 PM
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Stumason may mean such as those 2 by NYT and Reuters

Mystery of Fake U.S. Bonds Fuels Web Theories

By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
Published: June 25, 2009


www.nytimes.com/2009/06/26/business/global/26fake.html

UPDATE 1-U.S. Treasury says bonds seized in Italy are fakes
Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:39pm EDT

(Updates with details on bonds, U.S. Secret Service comment)
By David Lawder


www.reuters.com/article/2009/06/19/usa-italy-counterfeit-idUSN1946360420090619
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posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 07:43 PM
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this is possible my friend....

thank you so much for the clarification..........

The ones i was referring to seem to be on a whole nother scale



posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 07:44 PM
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Indeed..Million, billion...got confused..I stand corrected!

Even so, they were fakes, as claimed by the US Treasury anyway. It was suspected, because it happened in the past, that fake bonds are used to open credit lines and then the person dissapears with the dosh they just conned out of some bank. The pair that were arrested were later released pending "further enquiries", but nothing further has been commented on. However, it is worth bearing in mind that the wheels of Italian justice move slowly at the best of times. There are two similiar cases since then being investigated also, one on Sept 18th 2009 ($180 Billion in fake Bonds) and another on January 16th 2011 ($20 Billion in fake Bonds)...



posted on Dec, 21 2011 @ 08:05 PM
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Thank you for the update,

Very interesting on the other cases too..........

They better get them in while they can lol, with the dollar value dropping , they will be lucky to buy a pack of gum!



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 10:17 AM
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I had to use search to find this on the BBC News site.
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you here stories about this kind of thing.
selling to both sides.
but after it hapens with no evidence.
but This ! poo should hit the fan over this..



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 10:37 AM
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I suppose it is just a coincidence that these missles are very similar in numbers to a batch British warhead parts stolen from a train a few months back. Why are people so eager to kill each other.

AX

FTNWO



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 04:30 PM
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Im from Finland and currently they are blaming the "fireworks" label on a bad translation from "rocket" that was written somewhere.

Well, there is a video of the ship before docking:

yle.fi...

150 tons of explosives going up and down in rough sea. It was filmed on 9.12.2011

They say the missiles were old german ones going to South-Korea. But, germany says it doesnt know anything about the explosives.
edit on 22-12-2011 by kankkura because: added stuff



posted on Dec, 22 2011 @ 05:29 PM
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Ha! That's great..........the best one yet!

"Rocket"? I surprised it didn't have a "Acme" sticker next to it as well!!!
Why the F67k would you label a rocket a "rocket"?? on the side of the box!! It would normaly (if millitary box) have a designated code (NATO Maybe) with a long explanation about the ordinance etc etc




Reminds me of old cartoons where the bomb was always labelled "BOMB"

I also like the picture of the ship carrying these things. Notice two onboard cranes. For easy Unloading anywhere.........no port required.
edit on 22-12-2011 by CaptainBeno because: can't spell.......hungover



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 12:41 AM
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Originally posted by ManBehindTheMask
Well this is interesting............

If they caught this one, imagine how much is being pushed through thats NOT


OMG, Man... if weapons are anything like cockroaches. I wouldn't want ro consider
what's making it through, with all the runs in OUR pantyhose of a 'security grid'?
Also consider the fact staff are often ORDERED to look the other way when a package
is set to go 'Broken Arrow', say Minot style: ugly but often true.
I was just listening to A.Jones' rebroadcast of this afternoon 22DEC, and he's
describing the packages as "Stingers". We're talking the difference between a
.22 Long Rifle and a .50 tracer! Good grief...



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 03:48 AM
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Yeah that'd be scary - it's just as well weapons are nothing like cockroaches!!


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posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 04:20 AM
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I would have liked to see the face of the customs officer who first found them....and an euro for his thoughts.

Maybe it went like this...

: ...
...
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3rd line..?
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posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 11:22 AM
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This ship is whats called a decoy.

Concern should be on the OTHER ship with say 500 of these missiles, that stayed a few miles behind the decoy and didn't come to port.



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 11:36 AM
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Source for that? Or are you just making stuff up? I'm all for theories and whatnot but you sound like you're in the know spreading nonsense.



posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 11:50 AM
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Theory (after all this is the conspiracy forum)
Drug smugglers do this type of stuff often. So why wouldn't some one smuggling arms use similar tactics?

Since they were not in a container, wouldn't that make them a bit easier to
Off load to a smaller vessel under cover of darkness
chuck overboard if there is a threat of getting caught
?
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posted on Dec, 23 2011 @ 11:50 AM
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