The Great Salad Oil Swindle
|Author||Norman C. Miller|
|Genre||Non-Fiction, Business, Economics|
|LC Class||HV6766.D4 M5|
The Great Salad Oil Swindle is a book by Wall Street Journal reporter Norman C. Miller about Tino De Angelis, a New Jersey-based wholesaler and commodities trader who bought and sold vegetable oil futures contracts. The book was published in 1965 by Coward McCann.
In 1962, De Angelis was responsible for a major financial scam, attempting to corner the market for soybean oil, which can be used in salad dressing. In the aftermath of the Salad Oil Scandal, investors in 51 banks learned that he had swindled them out of about $175 million in total (approximately $1.2 billion in 2000 dollars).
- "Great Salad Oil Swindle by Norman C. Miller". goodreads.com. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
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