Inside Allenwood : The Story of a British Banker in a US Prison

ISBN: 9781846893292

Author: Giles Darby    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This is the story of Giles Darby, a former British banker who was extradited and jailed on account of his entanglement in a $7m wire-fraud case. In 2001, Giles and his co-defendants - branded the 'NatWest Three' - became the subject of extensive media coverage when the US government demanded their extradition in regards to the financial collapse of energy giant Enron, noted as one of the biggest bankruptcy filings in history. They found themselves the centre of national debate which sought to question why three British citizens accused of defrauding a British bank should be tried in America - a question that found itself in the hands of Prime Minister at the time, Tony Blair. However, after 10 gruelling years of appeal, they each pled guilty to one count of wire fraud, facing up to 37 months in a US prison. Focusing on the emotional aftermath of extradition and his life in prison, Inside Allenwood is an eye-opening appraisal of the American justice system, and one man's profound story of how he managed to keep his health and sanity intact during the drudgery of lockdown, the dangers of routine violence and the agony of being separated from his young family in UK.

Bind: paperback

Pages: 256

Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm

Publication Date: 30-04-2021

Availability Date: 31-08-2021

Tags: Coming Soon   June 2021   Biography

$45.00
DUE > 31st Aug 2021
© 2021 Nationwide Book Distributors