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Howard Marks, writer with a connection to Wales (Bridgend)

Howard Marks

Allegedly, 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.
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during the mid-1980s, marks had 43 aliases and 25 companies, all laundering money from dealing cannabis. after a world-wide operation, he was arrested and sentenced to 25 years at a state penitentiary in indiana, but was released in 1995 after serving seven years. this is his own story.

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comment by:WellRead
His autobiography 'MR NICE' which has sold over 350,000 copies in Britain and was the ninth best selling non-fiction book of 1997.

comment by:StealthMate
True, he is originally from Kenfig Hill, friend of mine showed me his father once.