Sunday, January 15, 2012


This is a great lesson in covering your tracks. One of my favourite quotes from the mafia film, Goodfellas is when Robert DeNiro says: "Don't buy anything. Don't get anything. Nothing big. Didn't you hear what I said? You're going to get us all pinched. What are you, stupid?" One of the idiots went and bought a brand new Cadillac Coupe. Needless to say, the bosses weren't happy because this drew the authority's attention to them.

And in life imitating art, the Italian authorities have blitzed a cashed-up ski resort and audited the owners of luxury and super cars which swamp the alpine resort. They found that a third of the owners had declared incomes of less than 22,000 Euros a year. Dodgy.

Read the article here.

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