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.
Fewer forged Euro notes spotted in 2010
Fewer than 9,000 fake Euro banknotes were confiscated in Austria last year, helping the country to remain among the Eurozone members with the lowest forgery rate.
Cleaner dumps evidence drugs
An overeager cleaner disposed a sack of cannabis which officers had put down next to a rubbish bin at a station – without realising that the substance was a vital piece of evidence in anti-drug trading investigations.