Serial Swindlers: Achilleas Kallakis
Achilleas Kallakis was known as one of the most audacious characters in the London property market. Born into a modest family of Merseyside ship workers, he managed to amass a 250 million Sterling pounds fortune, repeatedly swindling some of Britain's biggest banks.
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Serial Swindlers: Joel Barlow
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Serial Swindlers: Chia Teck Leng
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