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Huge Phishing Attack On Emissions Trade In Europe 114

bratgitarre writes "A targeted phishing scam on companies trading with greenhouse gas emission certificates in Europe has reaped millions, Der Spiegel reports. By sending phishing e-mails to companies in Australia and New Zealand purporting to be from the German Ministry for Environmental Protection (German article, Google translation) the criminals obtained login credentials for companies owning polluting permissions. They then swiftly sold them to other polluters in various European countries. Damages are probably huge for a single incident, as 'one medium-sized German company alone had lost allowances worth €1.5 million ($2.1 million).' German federal officials, who can trace some of the transactions, claim that out of 2000 certificate sellers, seven responded to the scam."

Comment disappointing attempts at conventional intercourse (Score 1) 22

Favorite quote from this article - The patient was well aware of the fact that she had no vagina and she had started oral experiments after disappointing attempts at conventional intercourse. Just before she was stabbed in the abdomen she had [sic] practised fellatio with her new boyfriend and was caught in the act by her former lover. The fight with knives ensued.

This may be the only instance the phrase "Oops, wrong hole." can be a question instead of a statement.

BTW, I am thinking about making the quote "The fight with knives ensued". as my sig.

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