This news from late yesterday, is the story of a Nordic vandal of an Easter Island statue. He lopped an ear off one of the famous statues and has been fined $17,000. The BBC say the statues are up to 1000 years old. Whether the statues have any intrinsic value is debatable as the value… Continue reading Easter Island – Modern History in Miniature
German police get a disc with heaps of dodgy dealings data on it. Zumwinkel, boss of Deutsche Post (and DHL), is first to be caught for non-payment of 1m Euros in tax and for syphoning the money off to a foreign bank.
His pay without bonuses, shares, pension supplements etc is well over this figure.
Why do they do it, people like this? It’s like stealing sweets from a sweet shop – when he could buy the sweet shop any time he likes!