Originally Posted by samurairabbi
Yeah ... gold plating ... not even worth a minimal embezzlement effort. The world really started its slide to mediocrity when the term "24 caret gold filled" came into use. That phrase SOUNDS like it means "filled with gold", but it really means "thin gold surface, but FILLED with el cheapo metal".
I have always felt that the money in the Olympics was in the "side money" anyway. The event draws too much attention, there are too many languages involved, and more importantly too many ham-fisted amatures in the way and getting caught. With them creating a diversion our usual "operation" goes completely unnoticed.
Low-profile is the key to longevity in some businesses.