Nick Leeson was a former derivatives broker who was notoriously known for his fraudulent activities. He was responsible for the collapse of UK’s oldest investment bank, the Barings Bank, for his unauthorized speculative trading.
25 Million Pounds is a documentary, not only about the life of Nick Leeson but also of the lives of the many people he was able to manipulate. Throughout his so-called career, he was able to fraud his way into gaining 830 million pounds. With exclusive interviews with Leeson himself and other people involved in this story, we get to see how this man was able to charm his way into this large sum of money.
Leeson talks about his relationship with the people he worked with, how we dealt with people in general and how he approached people to get what he wanted from them.