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US CRACKS “BIGGEST ID FRAUD CASE”

11 charged with theft of credit card details, but only one of them in custody at present. For UK readers, this is the TJMaxx case. New York Times article at: http://tinyurl.com/6z8wus

FORMER MOB BOSS GOTTI HELD

The Guardian article seems to be suggesting that the arrest is part of an ongoing FBI campaign to disrupt what remains of the Gambino family.

SPANISH BANKNOTES CARRY HEAVIEST COCAINE TRACES

Sorry, having trouble with blogging because have fallen over and broken glasses. Can read the headlines, but not much of the text. This seemed to be a relevant article, though, even if only to wonder how these guys get grants for this sort of research. Apologies for spelling mistakes too. No opticians appointments til Thursday! So it will be a couple of weeks before normal interaction is resumed.

HOW KARADZIC STIRED GLOBAL TERROR

Good Lord! Is there something the Times can’t hold Gordon Brown responsible for?? Massive oversimplification as usual, but one for Americans to read. The enemy of my enemy isnt always my friend! Supporting jihadists in the name of overthrowing “Communism” [remember it?] was never a great policy, wherever it was tried. But a nice argument here that bin Laden and Karadzic were effectively an unholy alliance. Robin Harris squares some fascinating circles in this piece. but read it critically, my children.

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