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The story behind a rare books empire that authorities say was a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

The story behind a rare books empire that authorities say was a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

To cover the Dem presidential primary, the Fox "news" division assigned a reporter who: - attacked the idea of climate change - called entitlements a Ponzi scheme - tweeted his dislike of leading Dem candidates - defended Trump's Charlottesville remarks

15. The truth was, as Paul Romer and George Akerloff noted in Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit, Milken just cheated. He ran an economy-wide Ponzi scheme for fifteen years until it crashed in the late 1980s.

Ponzi scheme red flags: > Overly consistent returns > Secretive strategies > Not registered with the SEC or state regulators More on protecting yourself:

Economists George A. Akerlof and Paul M. Romer wrote a paper on how Milken basically played a massive chunk of the corporate economy in the 1980s like a Ponzi scheme. It's called "Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit."

Pershing ordered to pay $5.6 million to Ponzi'>Stanford Ponzi victims by Finra arbitration panel

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Pershing ordered to pay $5.6 million to Ponzi'>Stanford Ponzi victims by Finra arbitration panel

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A Tampa real estate firm offered 1,140 retirees and other investors 8% returns Instead, federal officials say it ran a $170 million Ponzi scheme as its top executives spent investors' money on sports cars, expensive watches and chartered jets @TB_Times 

Another case of a #Florida  company accused of #realestate  Ponzi Scheme - this case one that targeted 1,100+ investors, many retirees, for millions that went to sports cars, jewelry and chartered jets for company leaders, feds say. Via @Danielson_Times 

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@SenTedCruz  said he never called Social Security a Ponzi scheme. But Ted, we got it on the damn screen.

An accounting expert who raised red flags about Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has a new target: General Electric

Wait a minute are people really surprised that rich people pay money so their kids can go to a school they wouldn’t normally be accepted. Millions of dollars for libraries and new buildings... Are you still are in denial that we live in a Ponzi scheme that’s falling apart? Lol

Poor Northam. It'd be better if he just said he was on crack, worked as a male stripper, sold cocaine to undercover cops, and operated a Ponzi scheme to take savings accounts from old ladies, but "I'm not that person anymore. I'm the soon to be FORMER Governor of VA."

I know you’ve seen this already but just in case...my favourite newspaper headline ever @EdinburghLoM  #ponzi 

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Redneck Glossary- socialism A system of government that takes from the productive gives to the unproductive while it blames all the nation’s problems on the productive and what they’ve accumulated A top heavy bureaucratic Ponzi scheme that always ends with shots being fired.

The Church of Scientology maintains they aren't homophobic, and claims LeClair is "manufacturing controversies to divert attention from the fact that she bilked millions of dollars" from investors in a Ponzi scheme

Trump is creating the global chaos he proposes to protect us from. It's the biggest Ponzi scheme in history and will lead inevitably to war.

This isn't sport. It's a Ponzi scheme.

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CONFIRMED: Treasurer of this pro-Trump PAC is notorious Ponzi schemer Steven Hoffenberg, convicted of a $460M fraud.

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