Skip to comments.Italy confiscates $6 trillion in fake US bonds
Posted on 02/17/2012 7:46:51 AM PST by green iguana
Authorities in Switzerland have confiscated $6 trillion in counterfeit U.S. bonds at the request of Italian prosecutors, authorities said Friday.
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Really now, $6 billion I could understand, but $6 trillion? What's the point? Especially with bonds dated from 1934...
With our monetary policy being what it is, are we that sure they are fake?
Does Obama still get to keep the money to fund his $6 trillion deficit?
Signed by Barry Soetoro....
Is this a rerun? I thought this happened about two years ago.
something funny going on...remember this? same deal
It did, but not that high - below $100 billion IIRC.
I know inflation is out of control but that is ridiculous. You’d think they would be satisfied with another 100 billion.
These bonds could be the real deal, and the money WE are currently using is fake.
Just a lesson guys ~ there's "thought fraud" and "real fraud", and "real fraud" gets the full attention of the Italian carabinieri AND the Swiss authorities. You'll notice they didn't just pass notes to each other about this one ~ they sent armed men with the authority to shoot babies if need be!
Now that is funny!
I remember that! The speculation was such large sums could be used to influence the markets one way or the other.
$6 trillion would be a perfect amount to engineer a collapse.
As I recall they let them go.
This is still a story with far more questions than answers. Its odd, though, that its not garnering more media attention. Interest is likely to grow. The last thing Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke need right now is tens of billions more of U.S. bonds -- or even high-quality fake ones -- suddenly popping up around the globe.
6 Trillion, dang! Somebody has been a busy little bee.
Just found Corzine.
By coincidence that is almost exactly the amount of debt Obama has written since being sworn in. So I suppose he thinks it’s no big deal.
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