Opinion, by Nicholas Storey

RIO DE JANEIRO - Apart from the fact that, unlike some British banks, Brazilian banks have no recent tendency to succumb to bankruptcy, there are other comparisons between British and Brazilian banks in which British banks do not stand up very well. Bank fraud is a widespread problem in the whole world, and twice over three years in Brazil I have been subject to a form of this.

The first time was the misuse of a British debit card. I had used the card only three or four times in Brazil and the next thing that I . . .

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