Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope is a nonfiction book about a Malaysian, Jho Low, who was able to use foreign governments, rich bankers, and Hollywood elites to fund business deals and a lavish lifestyle.. Low’s dealings spanned countries such as Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and the … The loss amounted to more than $6 billion for JP Morgan Chase. Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century" (Axios). Image via Free Malaysia Today. Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century" (Axios). Access a free summary of Billion Dollar Whale, by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope and 20,000 other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract. Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century" (Axios). Now a number-one international best seller, Billion Dollar Whale is "an epic tale of white-collar crime on a global scale" (Publishers Weekly), revealing how a young social climber from Malaysia pulled off one of the biggest heists in history. Billion Dollar Whale (Summary of Book) by Muhammad Farooq Buzdar. Wright and Hope show how perception becomes reality in the hands of a consummate financial illusionist. Billion Dollar Whale by Tom Wright, Bradley Hope (Book Summary) ... Good Book Summary is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World (2018) examines the exploits of Jho Low, a Malaysian money launderer who organized the theft of at least $5 billion from a government fund meant to create jobs in the Southeast Asian country. The highly anticipated book, 'Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World', has been the talk of the town since its release in Malaysia last week, 13 September. "Billion Dollar Whale does more than dissect a financial fraud of epic proportions; it takes the reader on a fascinating journey inside the heart of a con that was years in the making. Trader Bruno Iksil, nicknamed the London Whale, accumulated outsized CDS positions in the market. An estimated trading loss of US$2 billion was announced. These events gave rise to a number of investigations to examine the firm's risk management systems and internal controls.