Brazil's former richest man throws £130k worth of gold coins into the sea in a bid to appease the 'Queen of the sea' and regain lost glory
Eike Batista was once Brazil's richest man with a net worth of about £25billion and placed 7th on Forbes' list of billionaires, but misfortune hit in 2013. His oil and commodities companies collapsed. In a bid to rebuild his billion-dollar empire, he has resorted to what some may see as superstition.
The flamboyant businessman tossed over 700 thousand Brazilian reais (£130,000) in gold coins onto the waves off the coast of Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach last month after a Brazilian African ...
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Added March 07, 2016
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