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Bre-X: Australian miners knew something was awry

It had all the elements of a great novel: a dramatic rags to riches story, a mysterious suicide (or was it murder?) and a scandalous international fraud. But the Bre-X saga wasn't fiction — much to the chagrin of the many who lost money in 1997. Thousands of investors were duped by the small Calgary-based mining company that falsely claimed to have struck gold in Indonesia.

Australian miners knew something was awry. Venture investigates.

Medium: Television
Program: Venture
Broadcast Date: May 4, 1997
Guest(s): Warren Bechwith, Ian Finch, Ross Louthean, Norman Miskelly, Trevor Sykes
Host: Linda Sims
Reporter: Dianne Buckner
Duration: 9:20

Last updated: April 17, 2013

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