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Polish court says founders of financial scam guilty of fraud

May. 20, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The two founders of a notorious pyramid scheme in Poland were found guilty of fraud on Monday for cheating thousands of people out of their savings, worth $219 million, in one of the nation's biggest financial scandals. The Provincial Court in Gdansk, northern Poland, also found the...

'Harry Potter' books burned at Catholic parish in Poland

Apr. 1, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Priests at a Catholic parish in northern Poland have drawn criticism after they burned books, including from the "Harry Potter" series, and other items that their owners said had evil forces. Images from the burning at Gdansk's Mother of Church parish on Sunday were posted on Facebook...