Aug 27, 2015

Danish tax agency possible victim of billion-dollar scam

Denmark’s tax authority said Wednesday it had alerted police after foreign companies appeared to have drained 804 million euros from the system in what would be the country’s biggest-ever tax fraud. “Over the summer we became suspicious after receiving information from a foreign authority,” ...

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

Jul 10, 2015

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

One man has become a behind-the-scenes force in the international art world after securing the return of art looted by the Nazis to the descendents of its original Jewish owners. The return of “Seated Woman” by Henri Matisse to the Rosenberg family was his ...

Jul 7, 2015

Woman indicted over department store fund scam

A Saitama woman has been indicted for swindling a man out of ¥3 million by getting him to join a nonexistent fund scheme for the Isetan Mitsukoshi department store chain. Hiroko Morita, 51, got the man to sign up by saying he would receive ...