Three case histories of spectacularly bad banking practices.


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01The Day The Bank Stopped19990731Julian Putkowski presents the story of the City of Glasgow Bank, which each year until 1878 printed outstanding balance sheets for its thousands of shareholders.
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02The Great Portuguese Banknote Swindle19990807Julian Putkowski relates the story of how, in the 1920s, a man with impeccable credentials persuaded Waterlow's to print a special order of one million pounds' worth.
03 LASTThe Russia Gamble19990814When Lloyd George decided to buy banks in Russia, he had to go through a shady financier - or was he a con man?

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