Case File #0064
Jabez Balfour
"You will never be able to shut from your ears the cries of widows and orphans you have ruined"
At the height of his career, Jabez Spencer Balfour was considered a successful businessman with a promising political future ahead of him. But in 1892 one of his companies collapsed culminating in the fall of his financial empire and resulted in a national scandal, which left thousands of public investors penniless. The subsequent investigation uncovered a complex scheme of fraudulent transactions, orchestrated by Balfour and his associates to steal millions from their investors.
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