Merchants of Menace

by Peter Butt

Merchants of Menace
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 4
  • Last: 5 Jan 2017
True Crime Podcast reinvestigating the mystery death of Australian merchant banker Frank Nugan, the disappearance of his American war hero, business partner Mike Hand and their notorious Nugan Hand Bank, which was allegedly involved in gun-running and money laundering for the drug traffickers and the CIA.

Episodes (4)

  • Episode 1: Shot in the Dark
    Episode 1: Shot in the Dark
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    Published: 5 Jan 2017 Duration: 27:28
    When Australian merchant banker, Frank Nugan, is found dead in mysterious circumstances on a country road, corporate investigators visit the bank and discover staff shredding the accounts. The Nugan Hand Bank's international branches soon c... Read more →
    When Australian merchant banker, Frank Nugan, is found dead in mysterious circumstances on a country road, corporate investigators visit the bank and discover staff shredding the accounts. The Nugan Hand Bank's international branches soon c... Read more →

  • Episode 2: Guns, Drugs & The CIA
    Episode 2: Guns, Drugs & The CIA
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    Published: 5 Jan 2017 Duration: 24:16
    The Nugan Hand bank opens branches across South East Asia and sets about employing former high-ranking US military and CIA officers to man them. Michael Hand also builds relationships with the Hong Kong Triads, Golden Triangle heroin traffi... Read more →
    The Nugan Hand bank opens branches across South East Asia and sets about employing former high-ranking US military and CIA officers to man them. Michael Hand also builds relationships with the Hong Kong Triads, Golden Triangle heroin traffi... Read more →

  • Episode 3: The Business of Murder
    Episode 3: The Business of Murder
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    Published: 5 Jan 2017 Duration: 28:20
    Facing the possibility of going to prison for fraud, Frank Nugan offers big dollars to anyone who can compromise the Attorney General. Coincidentally or not, Mike Hand's army buddy and the bank's can-do man in Hong Kong, Doug Sapper, is app... Read more →
    Facing the possibility of going to prison for fraud, Frank Nugan offers big dollars to anyone who can compromise the Attorney General. Coincidentally or not, Mike Hand's army buddy and the bank's can-do man in Hong Kong, Doug Sapper, is app... Read more →

  • Episode 4: Hunt for Michael Hand
    Episode 4: Hunt for Michael Hand
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    Published: 4 Jan 2017 Duration: 27:50
    Following Nugan's death, Michael Hand disappears from Sydney. His lawyer fears he has been murdered. But Nugan Hand bank investigators discover he has flown out on a false passport in the company of a former CIA operative, codenamed 'Charli... Read more →
    Following Nugan's death, Michael Hand disappears from Sydney. His lawyer fears he has been murdered. But Nugan Hand bank investigators discover he has flown out on a false passport in the company of a former CIA operative, codenamed 'Charli... Read more →