The Bre-X Minerals scam was practically made for the big screen. In 1997 many surely felt like they were living something out of a movie when 200 million oz of “gold” evaporated from the Busang project in Indonesia, along with billions of investors’ dollars and one Filipino geologist.
Ripe with drama, the famous fraud is littered with greed, deception, high stakes, boardroom battles, lawsuits, politics, a suspicious death and many lingering questions.
Now, 20 years after the it all unravelled, Hollywood has released its version of the infamous debacle: Gold.
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