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The headquarters of the Knickerbocker Trust Co., New York.

The headquarters of the Knickerbocker Trust Co., New York.

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A short history of bank scandals Add to ...

Fear and greed, fundamental influences on human behaviour, mean we are destined to repeat these financial mistakes in the future, said Stephen Foerster, a finance and economics professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ont. “The game does not change and neither does human nature,” he said.
Here, Report on Business takes a look back at some of history's biggest banking scandals.

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