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Lou Pearlman / Alan Bond

An aviation entrepreneur creates the boyband craze of the nineties and one of the longest running Ponzi schemes in American history.

Prelude: In Australia, Alan Bond is remembered as both a national hero and national disgrace.


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Performed by Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant )


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An aviation entrepreneur creates the boyband craze of the nineties and one of the longest running Ponzi schemes in American history. Prelude: In Australia, Alan Bond is remembered as both a national hero and national disgrace.