American Tax Dodgers No Longer Shielded By Swiss Banks

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UBS has admitted that it schemed to defraud the U.S. government by helping Americans hide money in secret Swiss accounts

If your secret Swiss bank account was small enough, you can breathe easier: A landmark deal between the United States and Switzerland to expose American tax dodgers does not call for the Swiss to blow your cover.

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Mile Long Secret Tunnel For Sale

Mile Long Secret Tunnel For Sale 

A stuffy, noisy mile-long secret Cold War tunnel is up for sale in London, asking price $7.4 million, connecting up Chancery Lane with the Thames. It’s only got two lifts, which means you couldn’t possibly get fire-code approval to run it as a hotel or club, but there’s all kinds of intriguing possibilities (e.g. ball pit) for this much subterranean volume.

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Police Secretly Planting GPS Devices On Cars

 Police Secretly Planting GPS Devices On Cars

Police are planting secret GPS devices on cars to monitor potential criminals

The Washington Post has a long investigative article on how more and more police departments are secretly planting GPS tracking devices on the cars of people they are investigating — usually without a warrant. After-the-fact court challenges on this technique have largely upheld such use of a GPS device, though the Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that a warrant is required.

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