Howard Marks, writer with a connection to Wales (Bridgend)
Howard MarksAllegedly, during the mid 1980's Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies trading throughout the world.
Connection: From Kenfig Hill, near Bridgend.
His autobiography 'MR NICE' which has sold over 350,000 copies in Britain and was the ninth best selling non-fiction book of 1997.
True, he is originally from Kenfig Hill, friend of mine showed me his father once.