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a scary personal reality on the account of how one man nearly infected the financial system in such a way that it damn near brought it to the ground.

11 Awesome Wall Street Movies To Get You Through The Holidays

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Going For Broke: Nick Leeson And The Collapse Of Barings Bank

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Rogue Trader (1999) directed by James Dearden, based on the autobiography by Nick Leeson, starring Ewan McGregor, Anna Friel and Tim McInnerny. "One man's ambition causes one of the greatest financial disasters in history."

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Rogue Trader by Nick Leeson https://www.amazon.com/dp/0751563390/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_Cdutyb11XDBMJ

Twenty years ago, rogue trader Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank

Fugitive Nick Leeson is escorted upon arrival at Frankfurt airport, 2 March 1995.

When futures trader Nick Leeson is sent to Singapore by the Barings Bank he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering.

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An Evening with Nick Leeson in association with Squaremile Magazine. #nickleeson #squaremile #roguetrader