SICPA, which makes special ink for currencies, is one of the most secretive companies we’ve heard of. Owned and controlled by the founding family, SICPA stays quiet about its globe-spanning operations.
Dubai booms in times of trouble. The cast of plutocrats setting up there to live their best life away from prying eyes is unbelievable.
Nursultan Nazarbayev erected a gleaming, ego-fueled capital in the middle of the steppe and amassed one of the greatest fortunes on earth.
Over three decades ago, an international bank called BCCI was shut down by regulators. BCCI had been bankrolling the criminal activities of fraudsters and dictators, as well as CIA operations abroad. The collapse of BCCI became the obsession of a struggling artist named Mark Lombardi who was moonlighting as a
Prosecutors forced Glencore to plead guilty and pay fines, but the top executives who made billions from the IPO are enjoying their retirement unscathed.