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26/02/1995 U.K. Barings Bank goes bust after £1bn fraud made by trader Nick Leeson on his secret 88888 account

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The Story of Nick Lesson, The Rouge Trader

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BBC1 News 6:05pm 26th February 1995

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Nick Leeson - Former 'Rogue Trader'

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SINGAPORE: NICK LEESON SENTENCED TO SIX AND HALF YEARS IN PRISON

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Barings Bank Fall: Timothy Heyman interviews Nick Leeson

Barings Bank was a British merchant bank based in London and the world's second oldest merchant bank. The bank collapsed after suffering losses of £827 million, resulting from poor speculative investments, primarily in futures contracts, conducted by an employee named Nick Leeson working at its office in Singapore.
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