By using true tales of thieves, swindlers, and fraudsters at work, Financial Serial Killers illustrates how these perpetrators get their hooks into investors' wallets, savings accounts, and portfolios - and never let go. The worst financial crisis since the Great Depression revealed that thousands of mom-and-pop investors had lost millions to so-called Mini-Madoffs. They are the thieves and con men who had used phony financial acumen to steal investors' money, wipe out savings, and damage lives. Financial Serial Killers reveals the cons, from the grand to picayune, that advisers cultivate with their victims - relationships that are essential to the fraud.
In this edition of talkSPORT's My Sporting Life, Danny Kelly talks to one of Liverpool's most famous players of the '80s and '90s. Legendary goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar talks about his role in Liverpool's many title and European triumphs in the 1980s as well as the match-fixing scandal that threatened to engulf him in the 1990s.
The effects of the on-line revolution are being felt far beyond Silicon Valley, and now all businesses - from start-ups to established companies - face survival of the fittest. A company or product can be an industry leader one moment and obsolete six months later. Entire industries, ranging from computer sales to stock trading, are being thrown into chaos as consumers and businesses shift buying patterns to take advantage of the convenience and cost savings that are available over the Web.