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Debt Crisis?

In these difficult times there are a lot of people deciding to call in old debts to raise some cash. Well, a German town is trying to call in a 450-year-old debt, which could be worth trillions of euros.
The town of Mittenwalde recently discovered an IOU (debt certificate) dating back to 1562, which clearly states that the town loaned Berlin money, and if repaid, it could make this little town one of the richest in the world.