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Money Box: Lehman-backed investments

Thousands of people who thought their investments had been lost after the collapse of the US bank Lehman Brothers, could be in line for compensation.

This week two companies that sold these products went into administration.

And strangely the collapse of these two companies could mean their money is safe. Ruth Alexander explained what sounds like a conundrum.

This item was first broadcast on Radio 4's Money Box on Saturday, 17 October 2009.

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