Lex Greensill says public servants could benefit from his supply-chain financing scheme, but others warn it already poses risks in the commercial world

The Bundaberg sugarcane farmer turned billionaire financier Lex Greensill wants to get inside your wallet.

Greensill, who heads a global financial empire of the same name, has already enmeshed himself in the corporate world by offering a controversial product, supply-chain financing, which allows suppliers to big business to be paid earlier – for a fee.

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