Stung: The Incredible Obsession of Brian Molony
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Stung: The Incredible Obsession of Brian Molony

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He was one of the brightest stars at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a brilliant young banker on his way to the top. But Brian Molony had a secret obsession: he loved to gamble. The unsuspecting bank was soon fuelling that obsession, as Molony helped himself to hundreds of thousands, then millions, of dollars in fraudulent loans. Despite falling deeper and deeper i...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published August 27th 2002 by McClelland & Stewart (first published January 1st 1988)
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No matter what your poison, if you want to understand addiction better, read the story of Brian Molony. The sick irony isn't lost on me that in the movie, they cast Philip Seymour Hoffmann to play the main character. Truth is stranger than fiction.
A friend recommended this book. I thought it was well written and well documented and a quick read. Really enjoyed this book!
Amar Pai
This guy worked as a manager in a Canadian bank... he embezzled 10 million from the bank in order to pay for gambling binges at Atlantic City and with his local bookies... man compulsive gamblers are so crazy. Total annihilation of self
I was astonished to learn how much Molony stole from The CIBC, his place of employment. A bit of a slow read but interesting none the less.
great good stuff, every bit as good as the movie it inspired OWNING MAHONEY
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