1. Al Capone, the scary man, was not imprisoned for murder or other dangerous crimes (there was no evidence for that). You won't believe it - for not paying taxes.
2. In most bank robberies, the loot of the robbers is less than $5,000.
3. Russia under Peter the Great had a tax on beards.
4. The first insurance was written in the American colonies as early as 1721.
5. A funny thing happened in December 1987. - the work of the popular stock exchange NASDAQ was absolutely stopped because a squirrel decided to chew through a telephone line.
6. During the Great Depression, over 44% of American banks went bankrupt.
7. In 1864, the highest income tax was only 3%.
8. In England in the 18th century it was possible to insure a man against going to hell.
9. The highest probability of being robbed statistically is from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday and the lowest on Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m.
10. There are currently 150 types of currencies in the world.