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Segment 7 (The Match King) #705060

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 09, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) The rise & fall of Swedish financier Ivar Kreuger†, who became one of the first global tycoons by cornering the market for kitchen matches, presented; old business footage shown; details given about how Kreuger had created phony assets in the 1930s & his international conglomerate went bankrupt after his suicide leading to staggering losses for investors. [Assn. of Certified Fraud Examiners chairman Joseph WELLS†- talks about Kreuger, who overstated his profits & intimidated his auditors.]

Brown, Aaron;
Nissen, Beth

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