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The National Bank of Ukraine just bough a bunch of lead bars painted gold. [you can't make this stuff up!]
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Ukraine opened a criminal probe after several gold bars at the central bank’s storage in the southern city of Odessa turned to be painted lead.
"The management of the central bank’s branch in Odessa asked us to
investigate fraud by their employee," Volodymyr Shablienko, head of the
Odessa police’s press office, said by phone today. "We are conducting a
forensic audit now."
As Bloomberg explains, the latest gold fraud involved a central bank
employee passing lead bars covered with golden paint to the storage
unit, registering them as gold, the Vesti newspaper reported today,
citing an unidentified person with knowledge of the matter in Odessa’s
police department.
According to additional information from RT, the central bank was actually [i]conned into buying [

Added: Dec-22-2014 Occurred On: Dec-22-2014
By: mvlazysusan
Tags: ukraine, idiots, gold, lead,
Location: Odessa, Odessa, Ukraine (load item map)
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