ROB ROSE: Craig Roy Warriner, and the abuse of trust
The brash St Stithians old boy is said to have been burnt in the 2008 crisis and resorted to a classic Ponzi scheme to restore his fortune
In Hernan Diaz’s Pulitzer-winning book Trust, the fictional tycoon Andrew Bevel pats himself on the back for his ability to artfully manipulate investors, markets and speculators.
“My job is about being right. Always. If I’m ever wrong, I must make use of all my means and resources to bend and align reality according to my mistake so that it ceases to be a mistake,” he says. ..
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