A Most Deliberate Swindle

A Most Deliberate Swindle

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On a warm April morning in 1906 the electrobus was gearing up to take on the noisy, polluting petrol vehicle, which was just starting to replace the horse-drawn omnibus.

Disastrously though, the London Electrobus Company was in the grip of a gang of greedy and fraudulent financiers, who systematically conned shareholders, looted the company’s coffers and drove the promise of the electrobus into the ground.

A Most Deliberate Swindle uncovers one of the biggest frauds in history and reveals why a century later this historic scam has left us all gasping for breath.