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UK Bank That Hid Iran Dealings Is Fed Up With 'F---ing Americans'

From 2001 to 2010, British bank Standard Chartered conspired with Iran to hide roughly 60,000 transactions involving at least $250 billion. And when they were called out by New York regulators for the possibility that this might have been illegal, their response was blunt ... and profane.

The Best Corporate April Fools Day Pranks Ever

April Fools Day is the perfect time for people to play practical jokes and pranks on each other. But the holiday isn't just for individuals: Large companies have long had a tradition of using April 1 to pull humorous hoaxes on the public too. Here are some of my favorites from past years.