Bad Money

Bad Money

By Kindling Media & Vespucci

Some people do extraordinary things to get rich but few come close to Big Spender. A criminal mastermind, he grew up poor in Hong Kong and obsessed with money. So, naturally, he decided to take on billionaires and governments by committing the biggest crimes of their kind the world has ever seen. This is Bad Money, a show about how power and money really work. This season: Big Spender.


How to become wealthy - Bad Money X Making Money

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17/04/2348m 51s

6. Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Big Spender faces off against his toughest opponent yet — the Chinese government — in a trial that will define Hong Kong's future. This is how power and money really work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
05/12/2226m 3s

5. A Sprinkle of TNT

How long can the most wanted man in Asia stay in hiding when his face (and underpants) are splashed across every tabloid in Hong Kong? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
28/11/2226m 40s

4. Superman

With the 1997 handover to China looming, most Hong Kong criminals are turning to more legitimate revenue streams. But Big Spender isn’t concerned. With this new power vacuum comes new opportunities - and he's got Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka Shing, right where he wants him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
21/11/2226m 48s

3. Broken Pact

Big Spender sets his sights on his most ambitious target yet — a tunnel between the centre of Hong Kong and a luxury suburb. A road with only one way in or out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
14/11/2223m 21s

2. Triads Vs Billionaires

Two wealthy groups, the triads and billionaires, have been running Hong Kong behind the scenes for decades. The secret to their success is simple. They leave each other alone. It’s a system that works — until one man decides to change all that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
14/11/2226m 47s

1. An Uncommon Criminal

Whilst the Hong Kong police are trying to take down one of the toughest criminals in the land, another gangster is quietly rising through the ranks — preparing himself and his men for the biggest heist the country has ever seen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
14/11/2228m 40s

Introducing Bad Money - Big Spender

This is Bad Money — a new narrative series from Kindling Media and Vespucci about power, wealth and wrongdoing. This season, this life and heists of Hong Kong’s most infamous gangster: Big Spender. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
13/10/222m 8s
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