How I became the worlds’ biggest fraudster If you think City fraud is something new, by warned! It all began with Austin Bidwell. Bidwell’s ambition was to pull off a £1million sting at the expense of none other than the Bank of England.
For decades the high walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country’s most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east.