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5 years, $24million, 52 indictments and federal prison. This 6-part documentary series gives a detailed play-by-play of the McDonalds Monopoly game scam – one of the biggest fraud cases that managed to fly under the radar.
THE BIG SHORT
Slightly confused about what caused the worldwide financial crisis of 2007-2008? This movie, nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor and starring Steve Carrell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt will explain everything. From empty houses in Florida, Las Vegas backroom deals to the massive bet made about the state of the market (we don’t want to spoil it, so we’ll leave it there).
TOO BIG TO FAIL
This time a documentary about the financial meltdown of 2007- 2008, Too Big to Fall tells the inside story about what triggered the financial crisis and the lengths Wall Street and Washington are willing to go to protect the economy – and themselves.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
With its classic cat and mouse storyline, this is a stylish and seriously awesome movie. Based on the hard to believe but completely real story of notorious conman, Frank Abagnale, who before the age of 19 performed cons worth millions and posed as a pilot, a doctor, and a prosecutor.
ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM
The Enron scandal led to the dissolution of one of the 5 largest auditing and accountancy partnerships in the world, the largest bankruptcy in American history and a $40 billion lawsuit.