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Bre-X

the inside story

by Diane Francis

  • 352 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Key Porter in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indonesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Bre-X (Firm),
    • Gold industry -- Corrupt practices -- Indonesia.,
    • Fraud -- Indonesia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDiane Francis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9536.I54 B733 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL402150M
      ISBN 101550139134
      LC Control Number98101432
      OCLC/WorldCa38519636

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Bre-X Fraud by Douglas Goold and Andrew Willis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! This is an account of how, in , Bre-X Minerals, a small Canadian mining company, shot to world fame and fortune after announcing the discovery of 71 million ounces of gold at the Busang site, on the island of Borneo, Indonesia. The value of Bre-X shares soared from $5 to $ within minutes of listing in Toronto in

        Bre-X’s efforts bore the discovery of a lifetime: a mammoth deposit estimated to contain over million ounces of easily extractable gold. The company’s stock exploded from. 25 cents to over $, effectively valuing Bre-X at over $6 billion and attracting the interest of major mining : $ Bre-X Geologist Mike de Guzman Rumoured to be Alive. IS MICHAEL de GUZMAN DEAD OR ALIVE? Eight years after the Bre-X Minerals fraud was uncovered, the fate of its central figure still haunts us. Last month, it seemed, he briefly stepped out from the shadows. And just like that, he was gone again.

        The 7-year trial over the largest mining scandal in history ended yesterday, with Bre-X's Chief Geologist, John Felderhof, being found not 's the story, from the Globe & Mail:Bre-X: 'The end of the trail'TORONTO — Investors burned by the world's biggest mining fraud were dealt a blow yesterday when John Felderhof, former vice-chairman of Bre-X. Bre-X's public statements and official filings frequently noted that estimates of the size of the find had been prepared by a respected engineering firm, Montreal-based SNC Lavalin.


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Out of 5 stars Bre-X: The Inside Story was a decent book. Reviewed in the United States on August 1, This was a decent book. Several of the paragraphs were repeated and there is a lot of copy lifted from newspapers but Diane Francis interviews a lot of people in her own right.

Perhaps she relies one family (the Chornys) to heavily for /5(4). In earlywhen Bre-X started making its assays from Busang (the deposit location in Indonesia) available on its web site, I took a look at them and reached conclusions similar to those of Merks, a Dutch statistician quoted in the book/5(6).

Between andCanadian-based Bre-X Minerals sponsored and enthusiastically promoted listings on the TSX and NASDAQ by JPMorgan, Lehman, BMO, Scotia as well as others, who were exploring for gold on the Busang property on the Indonesian island of Author: Alfred Lenarciak.

The Canadian company Bre-X Minerals Ltd. didn't know about that when it bought rights to the site in But after Bre-X hired a high-living geologist to map the ore body, the deposit, along with the fever dreams that accompany gold, grew to monster size—by March that geologist was talking about a million-ounce resource.

You do the Author: Andrew Alden. Bre-X book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For 2 years, BRE-X was the darling of the world's stock markets. Millionaires /5. Amazing book that I couldn't put down.

It reads like a great mystery thriller, complete with its own murder mystery and the greatest heist in history. Tells the story of the Bre-x fraud of the mid 90s, where they grew the resource from a couple million oz gold tomillion oz hold in a matter of two years!/5.

BRE-X: The Inside Story by Diane Francis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The history books will add the Bre-X saga to other legendary frauds like the South Sea Bubble. When the Bre-X bubble burst, the stock that had soared from fifty cents in to the equivalent of $ in was worth nine cents in Maybefore trading halted forever.4/5(6).

Bre-X Minerals Ltd.: One of the biggest mining scams and frauds perpetrated by any company in Canada. Bre-X Minerals was formed by former stockbroker David Author: Will Kenton.

(Full disclosure: Informer Report on Business editor Douglas Goold and I wrote a book on Bre-X and subsequently sold the movie rights to. Bre-X Scandal: A History Timeline. Sponsored by: BDO and BDO Natural Resources LinkedIn Group.

This infographic documents the rise and fall of Bre-X. From initial private offerings at 30 cents a share, Bre-X stock climbed to more than $ on the open market. Near the peak of Bre-X share prices, major banks and media were on board.

A legendary “suicide” after the Bre-X gold mine scandal gets a remarkable twist in this suspense tale. Lenarciak’s (Napoleon’s Eagle Prophecy,etc.) fifth novel is a variation on his fourth, which also explored the international intrigue surrounding Bre-X geologist Michael de Guzman and his supposed one is told as a “dead man’s tale” or an entertaining tall Author: Alfred Lenarciak.

gold of bre x Download gold of bre x or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get gold of bre x book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Bre-X's market cap plunged by a billion dollars MasterMinds To offset this, de Guzman ramped up the amount of gold flake showing up in the core samples, and the stock soared : Sam Ro.

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17, likes 5 talking about this. Creator of the POP GYM Leaders, I'm a digital artist that loves games, music and art in general. Contact: [email protected]: 18K. The cores were shipped to a first-class commercial assayer, but only after a metallurgical technician (previously defrocked in the Philippines) on the Bre-X payroll crushed almost the entire core in a little- known Bre-X lab.

The book is so packed with facts it is difficult to get a grip on the total lack of investigative skills among the. I am preparing a Bre-X scandal summary and article about Bre-x fraud as am a geologist focusing on geological part with general idea how to avoid this fraud.

Now I found only archive news or books from journalist who don’t pay attention on technical details. As far as I know there was a report of Freeport McMoran who made an independent report. Is Infamous Bre-X Geologist Michael de Guzman Still Alive.

- Duration: TheStreet: Investing Strateg views. The book is a summary of events leading to Bre-X’s collapse in Maywhen it was discovered that gold samples from the mine were fake. What happened at the Busang site in Indonesia and who was responsible is still an unsolved mystery, and we may never know the truth.

Dust jacket has black background, with big gold Bre-X. Red Header with white lettered author. Pristine. Any picture found beside this listing may NOT actually be a picture of this book but a stock photo used by the listing site.

3 R's Used Books and Hannelore Headley Old & Fine Books, Inc. are committed to saving the trees one leaf at a time.out of 5 stars Bre-X: The Inside Story was a decent book.

Reviewed in Canada on August 1, This was a decent book. Several of the paragraphs were repeated and there is a lot of copy lifted from newspapers but Diane Francis interviews a lot of people in her own right. Perhaps she relies one family (the Chornys) to heavily for quotes/5(5).David Walsh (11 August – 4 June ) was a Canadian businessman in the oil and gas and mining industries.

Biography. Walsh was founder and CEO of the Canadian mining company Bre-X, which was involved in one of the largest stock market scandals in Canadian history. Although Walsh had been oblivious to or dismissive of warning signs before the outbreak of the scandal, he called in RCMP Born: AugMontreal, Quebec, Canada.