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Nick Leeson

AKA Nicholas William Leeson

Born: 25-Feb-1967
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Caused collapse of Baring's Bank

Caused a loss of $1.4B, bringing Barings into insolvency.

Wife: Lisa (div.)

    High School: Parmiter's School, Garston

    Galway United Football Club CEO (2007-)
    Galway United Football Club GM (2005-07)
    Barings Bank Derivatives Trader (1990-95)
    Fraud 1995 (Singapore, sentenced to 6 years)
    Extradited 1995 (Germany to Singapore)
    Ig Nobel Prize
    Risk Factors: Colon Cancer

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Author of books:
Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World (1996, memoir, with Edward Whitley)
Back from the Brink: Coping with Stress (2005, memoir)

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