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The $6 Billion Gold Scam

10:15 AM GMT+1 on June 30, 2024

    The $6 Billion Gold Scam - Why did a prized geologist responsible for one of the biggest gold discoveries in the world fall out of a helicopter, to his death, in a Borneo rainforest? 

    It is the premise of an intriguing new documentary series, a collaboration between the BBC World Service and Canadian Broadcaster CBC. It looks at how people were persuaded to part with their cash in the hope of investing in a mining opportunity worth billions of dollars, only for it to end up being a gargantuan scam. And it asks: why has nobody been held accountable for what happened? 

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