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Estonia nabs firms over euro leak


The Bank of Estonia on Friday fined two companies found to have mishandled euro coins ahead of the introduction of the single currency in January.

The central bank said Double Trade and Näpi Invest would be fined EEK15,490 ($1,309) and EEK1,1980 respectively, after neither could produce euro coin starter kits that they had received to prepare for the launch of the single currency.

The two companies had received 60 starter kits worth €11,880 ($15,715) altogether through the process of sub-frontlo

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