Metal Men: Marc Rich and the 10-billion-dollar Scam Setting & Symbolism

A. Craig Copetas
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Antwerp, Belgium

Marc Rich was born in Antwerp, Belgium. His father was a low-level Jewish merchant who would sell or trade anything that would bring him a profit.

Kansas City, MO

When Rich's family relocated to the United States just before World War II, they first moved to Philadelphia and then to Kansas City, MO. Rich attended school there and became a U.S. citizen during that time.

20th Century Fox

When Rich was looking for a tax shelter to hide his massive cash assets, a friend convinced him to purchase 20th Century Fox. He bought it outright and enjoyed a temporary uptick in his image.

London, England

London was the European center for the industrial trading market in the 1980s. All major metals trading companies had offices in London, including Philipp Brothers and March Rich's company.

Zug, Switzerland

After Rich and Pinky were indicted by the U...

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