How to get away with financial fraud
#TIA – This may be as far over your heads as it was over ours, but that didn’t stop us from publishing it.
“Guys, you’ve got to hear this,” I said. I was sitting in front of my computer one day in July 2012, with one eye on a screen of share prices and the other on a live stream of the House of Commons Treasury select committee hearings. As the Barclays share price took a graceful swan dive, I pulled my headphones out of the socket and turned up the volume so everyone could hear. My colleagues left their terminals and came around to watch BBC Parliament with me.
It didn’t take long to realise what was happening. “Bob’s getting murdered,” someone said.”
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