MP accuses Austrian government of Madoff cover up An Austrian MP has filed a series of Parliamentary questions to make public allegations that senior banking officials and others in the Alpine Republic had actively worked with Bernie Madoff to create his global Pyramid scheme.
Thief gives away thousands of stolen Euros
A 53-year-old man who stole 25,000 Euros from a friend on Saturday evening in Spittal-Drau, Carinthia, gave away most of it random people who happened to be out in the town that night.
Shopping spree with stolen credit card
An 18-year-old Bosnian man in Upper Austria’s Vöcklabruck district went on a shopping spree until being detained by police after stealing a credit card on 11 January.
Robbers hijack police car
Three criminals were caught after robbing a jewellers and hijacking a police car in Tyrol yesterday (Weds).
Businessman killed by reversing lorry
An entrepreneur died on the spot after he was pushed against a wall by a truck in an accident on a worksite in Upper Austria yesterday morning (Weds), police said today.