# 18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey

#### EternityMech

18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey!!!

A Turkish lawyer has claimed that his Iranian client has transferred an $18.5-billion treasure from Iran to Turkey through courier services. He noted that the container contained$7.5 billion and 20 metric tons of gold.

http://www.presstv.com/detail.aspx?id=101964&sectionid=351020102 [Broken]

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#### mgb_phys

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Re: 18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey!!!

Following on from a Japanese man stopped at the Swiss border with $134Bn http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8113642.stm It's almost as if people don't trust banks anymore! #### Sorry! Re: 18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey!!!$134 billion. Holy cow. I never even knew you could CARRY that amount of money... Here I walk around with $300 in my wallet and I'm rich haha :) #### rootX Re: 18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey!!!$134 billion. Holy cow. I never even knew you could CARRY that amount of money... Here I walk around with \$300 in my wallet and I'm rich haha :)
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But for that read the article again.
It clearly is a remarkable tale, but after the "bonds" were seized by the Italian finance police, the men, after some questioning, were let go, sparking a frenzy of conspiracy theories on the internet.

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#### Sorry!

Re: 18.5 Billion Dollars belonging to Iranian stopped in Turkey!!!

I was talking in terms of American or comparable money. Guess I should have made that clear... I'm pretty sure Zimbabwe also has 100 TRILLION dollar notes...lol

Turns out though that those bonds with the Japanese men were fake. Question is... what were they going to do with them anyways?

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