Friday, 31 July 2009

You wake up in a bath filled with ice...

...and there is a note on the chair that says....We have taken your kidney...go straight to hospital if you want to old urban legend...

...or so you might think...

NEWARK, N.J. - An investigation into the sale of black-market kidneys and fake Gucci handbags evolved into a sweeping probe of political corruption in New Jersey, ensnaring more than 40 people Thursday, including three mayors, two state lawmakers and several rabbis.

Federal prosecutors said the investigation initially focused on a money laundering network that operated between Brooklyn, N.Y.; Deal, N.J.; and Israel. The network is alleged to have laundered tens of millions of dollars through Jewish charities controlled by rabbis in New York and New Jersey.

Five rabbis from New York and New Jersey — two of whom lead congregations in Deal — were accused of laundering millions of dollars, some of it from the sale of counterfeit goods and bankruptcy fraud, authorities said.

Read more about this truly bizarre story at :-

Also do yourself a favour and check out Jon Stewart talking about it at:-

Lordy Lordy!!!


  1. what do you call a male nurse when he is promoted to matron?

  2. In SA, as a male 'matron' I was called a 'Nursing Services Manager'

  3. i bet u enjoyed the last other things amanzi post..............i am suprised you have not commented.

  4. It was very funny...I think Bongi is a superb writer