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Profits Of Doom
Profits Of Doom

The companies and middle men who cashed in on Covid... and how they did it

By Richard Brooks

As the greatest public health emergency for a century brought illness, bereavement and hardship to millions in the UK and presented taxpayers with a £75bn bill for extra health spending, a smaller band of opportunists was using that cash to fund the richest of private paydays. This is the story of the Covid profiteers who took advantage of a country in crisis and the government that let them get away with it.





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