How to Lose $6 Billion

Formerly Ireland’s richest man with a net worth of $6 Billion, Sean Quinn has recently applied for voluntary bankruptcy. Sean Quinn started out at a young age selling sand and gravel out of his fathers quarry and eventually grew the business into a multi-billion dollar mining, real-estate, manufacturing, and insurance business. His downfall began with the financial crisis in 2008 when he took 25% ownership of the Anglo Irish Bank and the investment flopped.

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