Two men arrested for using fake cards

March 28, 2008

Two men were arrested at Keflavík International airport on Tuesday after discover they have almost 4 million ISK in their luggage.  

Thirty years old men from Romania and Germany were leaving for London when border police officer noticed something is wrong with these persons.  After discover of the money in their luggage, men were immediately arrested. They are suspected using the fake cards and for withdrawing a big amount of money from ATMs in the capital region during Easter holiday. 

Men have been taken into custody until next weekend when investigation will be hopefully carried forward.


Football: Renewed Iceland team easy beats Faroe Islands

March 17, 2008

The match of two European football dwarfs finished better for Iceland 

Iceland with five debutants in the national team was better for all 90 minutes. First 25 minutes the team of Faroe Islands was able to emulate with Iceland when they had several chances to score. Goalkeeper Adalsteinsson first capitulated 30 seconds before break when Jónas Gudni Sævarsson headed the ball into the net completely forgotten by Faroese defence. Iceland doubled they lead in second half when Benjamínsen touched Gudmundsson´s pass to into his own net. And 7 minutes later the comfortable indoor win in Kopavogur was sealed by Tryggvi Gudmundsson himself. 

Renewed Iceland’s squad with score 3 – 0 over Faroe Islands has plans to make good results in the next World Cup qualification and looks up for better than 89th position in actual FIFA ranking. The next friendly match of Iceland is on programme on Wednesday, 26th March in Slovakia.