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Lawyers, guns & money : a true story of horses & fairies, the bankers & the deceived / Ian Wishart.

By: Wishart, Ian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Howling At The Moon Productions, 1997Edition: First edition.Description: [2], 297 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 095835684X (pbk.) :.Subject(s): New Zealand. Inland Revenue | New Zealand. Serious Fraud Office | Securities fraud -- New Zealand | Deception -- New Zealand | Fraud investigation -- New Zealand | Race horses -- New Zealand | Tax havens -- Cook Islands | Tax evasion -- New ZealandDDC classification: 364.1630993
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It is a story of Hollywood, and movie stars like David Bowie and Tatum O'Neal. It is a story of children's fairytales penned by one of Walt Disney's best-loved animators - the man who created Fantasia. It is a story of the Aga Khan, Robert Sangster, and the battle for control of the world's bloodstock industry. It is a story of men armed with Uzi machine guns, of glittering tax havens and unspeakable wealth. It is a story that begins in New Zealand and encircles the globe. Told by top investigative journalist and #1 bestselling author Ian Wishart, Lawyers, Guns & Money is a gripping legal thriller in the tradition of John Grisham's The Firm - only this one is a true story. 20,000 copy #1 bestseller back in print for the first time since 1997!

"This book traces an investigation into allegations of 'deception' or 'concealment' practised on a group of investors. They are allegations of fraud in the ... civil sense"--P. [2].

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