WTC forex scam uncovered


NEW YORK -- A conspiracy to con currency-trading investors out of millions of dollars was uncovered following the September 11 attacks in New York.

Two individuals and three firms were named in a federal indictment last week following the discovery of the conspiracy, which authorities believe would have amounted to the theft of $100 million.

The scam, which FBI officials described as "a boiler room operation", came to light after worried investors contacted staff at World Trade Center-based First

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