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78-year-old Berliner outsmarts con man by replacing cash with bible

Con artists tried to trick a Berlin pensioner into handing over €81,500 - but they ended up […]

Thursday 26, October

How appointments at the Ausländerbehörde are resold on the black market

Desperate for a visa and unable to get an appointment at the immigration office, some foreigners were […]

Tuesday 17, October

BVG to auction off 1,900 lost items this Thursday

This Thursday, 1,900 items of lost property found on public transport in Berlin will be sold to […]

Thursday 12, October

Miles car rental raided on suspicion of multi-million euro fraud

Car rental firm Miles may have manipulated their GPS data to avoid paying between 25 and 30 […]

Object lesson

Notgeld: The emergency cash of hyperinflation

To combat the hyperinflation of the 1920s, Berlin started to print its own emergency money. We take […]

Wednesday 5, July

Car-kidnapping: A new scam hits Berlin

A towing company called Yana GmbH was found to have illegally moved 58 cars in early June […]


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