The Spider Network: How a Math Genius and a Gang of Scheming Bankers Pulled Off One of the Greatest Scams in History
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In 2006, an oddball group of bankers and traders made a startling realization: with some sly underhandedness, voluminous quantities of booze and strippers, the incompetence of authorities, and the eager support of an eccentric math genius, they could manipulate interest rates to their advantage. David Enrich's page-turning account of their escapades - and the staggering costs to those who fell guilty to their rapacious operation - is not only a rollicking saga of greed and complicity, but a disturbing look inside a world where crookedness is often par for the course.