It's all too easy

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Fin24 user Ike Jakson writes:

THIS article headline jumped out at me from the Fin24 front page.

StanChart in $340m Iran settlement

Standard Chartered will pay $340m to New York's bank regulator over transactions linked to Iran, in a speedily arranged deal likely to cheer its shareholders.

StanChart CEO takes charge of Iran talks

Cover-up, not Iran, may nail StanChart

StanChart attack 'a US conspiracy'

What was the whole deal? Guess $340m times 10, giving you over $3bn; or add two more zeros for over $3 trillion.  Be my guest.

Now just think about it; it’s all over in days. Money flashes over the internet in milliseconds.

However, think about the logistics for the “crime” and the hardware required to move the bounty for which the little fine is offered to squash prosecution for the crime.

A last question, please?  Why don’t we hear a word from Russia and China?  Well, their minds may perhaps be occupied elsewhere.

Maybe they are thinking how long America can survive a free internet, or maybe even where to hoist their flags when they drop over to announce for the world to see the expansion of their property.

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