Barings Bank, one of Britain's oldest, collapsed in 1995 after Nick Leeson, the original rogue trader, lost £860 million while betting on the future of the Tokyo stock market.
Promptly fleeing he was then arrested in Frankfurt, then extradited and jailed. After serving more than three years he was released and is now chief executive of an Irish football club. His story was portrayed by Ewan McGregor in 'Rogue Trader'.
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