« Baucus: Yeah, My Plan Will Cost $2.5 Trillion, Just Like Republican Critics Say | Main | Tiger Woods: Maybe I Shanked It on the 13th Hole and Wound Up Dick-Driving Into the Strange-Bunker »
December 02, 2009

Huge Danish CO2 trading fraud exposed

Numerous instances, arrests, scams, fake addresses, phony companies, etc.

...Police and authorities in several European countries are investigating scams worth billions of kroner, which all originate in the Danish quota register. The CO2 quotas are traded in other EU countries.
Denmark’s quota register, which the Energy Agency within the Climate and Energy Ministry administers, is the largest in the world in terms of personal quota registrations. It is much easier to register here than in other countries, where it can take up to three months to be approved.

Ekstra Bladet reporters have found examples of people using false addresses and companies that are in liquidation, which haven’t been removed from the register.
One of the cases, which stems from the Danish register, involves fraud of more than 8 billion kroner. This case, in which nine people have been arrested, is being investigated in England...

Who would have ever thought that megabucks sloshing around, slapdash rushed legislation with little in the way of actual control mechanisms, would have resulted in massive frauds? Unthinkable, right? Yea, I didn't think it could happen either since these green folks are so...honest and...committed.

digg this
posted by Purp at 02:14 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Brother Cavil, Abbot of St. Costello-on-the-Hurlingbone: "Told y'all this was just a reprieve. My Plan B ..."

Moron Robbie - Self-Driving Cars Have Killed More People Than My Guns [/s] [/i] [/b]: "If the media ignores a scandal did it actually hap ..."

rickb223 [/s][/b][/i][/u]: "How does the Federal Government come to own a rail ..."

TrivialPursuer: "That I did not know. LOL Posted by: Nevergiveup a ..."

J.J. Sefton: " 403 It's not a win but it really shouldn't be a ..."

James Comey, Superstar [/b] [/i] [/s] [/u]: "373 If the media ignores a scandal did it actually ..."

Lizzy [/i]: ">> "We don't call our representatives or attend to ..."

NaCly Dog[/i]: "Good Morning! Lets smile & be happy & strike fe ..."

CoolHandLuke: "I thought Amy Shumer's tunnel was already wide eno ..."

J.J. Sefton: " 402 what's up blackpillers? +++ I'm consi ..."

Skandia Recluse: "Is your House of Reps person any better? -- ..."

JackStraw: ">>But we the man at the top is caving. If he's not ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64