The South Coast Ponzi Fraud: Episode 02

Dec 02, 2016, 03:57 PM

At 35 Benjamin Wilson appeared to have it all.  A financial trading maestro he was the local boy made good, living in a £4 million mansion in Sandbanks and able to spend most of his time on the golf course.

However, this was all a facade.  His world came crashing down when it became clear that he was in fact running a classic ponzi fraud.  Although on a much lesser scale than Stanford and Madoff, this financial crime caused devastation in his local community as some victims of the crime lost everything they had worked for all their lives.

Now serving time in prison, this podcast tells the story of Benjamin Wilson.