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In pump-and-dump schemes, conspirators acquire blocks of stock in worthless shell companies and pitch the companies to investors as being on the cusp of a commercial breakthrough, often in fields such as rare earth mining or software development.
Scientists also found that substantial trace amounts of rare earth metals and silver (some 6,613 pounds of the stuff) end up in Swiss sewers from technological and medical equipment production.
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