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When Financial Times reporter Patricia Nilsson started digging into the porn industry, she made a shocking discovery: Nobody knew who controlled the biggest porn company in the world. Now, Nilsson and her editor, Alex Barker, have figured out who the guy was, and much more. Their reporting reveals a shadowy power structure that includes billionaires, tech geniuses and the most powerful finance companies in the world.

The Hosts

Miles Johnson

Miles Johnson, host of Hot Money Season 2, is an investigative reporter for the Financial Times. He has written stories about Russian mercenaries, Mayfair casino heists, money laundering by the…

Patricia Nilsson

Patricia Nilsson, host of Hot Money, is a reporter with the Financial Times, where she covers a broad range of industries such as retail, cannabis and — increasingly — porn. Before…

Alex Barker

Alex Barker, host of Hot Money, is the global media editor at the Financial Times, leading coverage of the entertainment, advertising and news business. He has reported for the FT…