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,” ...

Apr 12, 2014

Teen grilled over ¥400 million scam

The Metropolitan Police Department has arrested a high-school student from the western Tokyo suburb of Chofu for allegedly perpetrating an “it’s me” telephone scam that fleeced his victims out of roughly ¥400 million. Police sources said the 17-year-old denied involvement in the scam as ...