February
2017

Dona Branca

MarĂ­a Branca dos Santos, more commonly referred to as "Dona" Branca (1902 - 1992) was a Portuguese criminal known chiefly for maintaining a Ponzi scheme in Portugal between 1970 and 1984 that paid a ten percent monthly interest. During this time she became popularly known as "The people's banker".
Dona Branca
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Dona Branca was arrested in 1984, and in 1988 she was sentenced to 10 years in prison. She was one of the last inmates of Convento das Mónicas when it was dismantled in 1989. In 1993, RTP created a telenovela titled "A Banqueira do Povo" ("The People's Banker") based on these events with Eunice Muñoz playing the role of the title character.

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