Posted on June 12, 2009 at 12:35pm
Italian Police Hold Japanese With "Bonds Worth $134 Billion"
ROME (AFP)--Italian financial police said Friday they were holding two Japanese men stopped on the Swiss border with U.S. bonds allegedly worth $134 billion, or nearly EUR100 billion.
The two middle-aged men were trying to enter Switzerland from Italy by train when they were checked by customs at Chiasso after saying they had nothing to declare.
The financial police at Como said 249 U.S.… Continue