It is not in the news a lot in the U.S., but is getting much more play in Europe. The script is getting more and more like something written by Ian Flemming. The capture, in Italy, of $134 billion in seemingly counterfeit U.S. Treasury Bills, has been followed by more questions than answers. And the two apparently Japanese men, from whom the securities were confiscated, have been released because they have not violated Italian law.
Read more in Gwen Robinson's Financial Times story here.