Metal Men: Marc Rich and the 10-billion-dollar Scam - Chapters 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

A. Craig Copetas
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Chapter 10

A Philippine chromium mine owner invaded the Manila offices of Philipp Brothers at gunpoint, demanding that the chrome he supplied them be returned to him for non-payment. Philipp Brothers' representatives feared for their lives and allowed the man to take back his ore. The New York office was furious because the man had been paid in full. Soon Rich was transporting a large shipment of chromium from the Philippines. No one could actually connect Rich to the armed attack, but there was plenty of speculation.

Rich was not intimidated when all his contacts in Iran were either killed or in exile when the Ayatollah Khomeini took over government control. While all other traders fled Iran fearing for their lives, Rich took out new ads in the trade papers proclaiming that he would not be run out of Tehran and would remain there...

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