en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ponzi_scheme

A Ponzi scheme is a form of fraud which lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors by .... Issues with paperwork. .... US Social Security Administration.

www.investor.gov/protect-your-investments/fraud/types-fraud/internet-social-media-fraud

The key to avoiding investment fraud on social media sites or elsewhere on the Internet is to be an educated investor. To learn specific steps you can take, see ...

www.sec.gov/fast-answers/answersponzihtm.html

Oct 9, 2013 ... A Ponzi scheme is an investment fraud that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds ... Issues with paperwork.

www.cbsnews.com/media/top-14-financial-frauds-of-all-time

Aug 16, 2012 ... A rogue's gallery of the biggest financial frauds in history, either in ... As a result, investing his firms became quite the social norm among the well-heeled. .... is to make it financially difficult for small companies to issue stock.

phys.org/news/2017-08-social-impacts-financial-fraud.html

Aug 7, 2017 ... The infamous Bernie Madoff financial fraud scandal between 1980 and 2008 influenced far more than the 10000 directly affected investors who ...

www.aicpa.org/content/dam/aicpa/interestareas/forensicandvaluation/newsandpublications/fvs-eye-on-fraud-newsletter-20180605-investment-fraud.pdf

Jun 5, 2018 ... Readers may recall the AICPA FVS Eye on Fraud winter 2017 issue on Elder ... With this issue, we are highlighting a variety of investment schemes ..... 11 CPAs in an Aging Society: When Alzheimer's Disease Affects a Client, ...

www.forbes.com/pictures/efik45ekdjl/our-take-on-the-10-biggest-frauds-in-recent-u-s-history-2

We looked at investor losses, Securities Exchange Commission and Department of Justice enforcement actions and private lawsuits, as well as societal impact, ...

www.cnbc.com/2017/08/25/elder-financial-fraud-is-36-billion-and-growing.html

Aug 28, 2017 ... Elder financial abuse and fraud is a growing problem. ... survey from the North American Securities Administrators Association. ... "It's easier to try to exploit a senior citizen with cognitive or other impairments in financial issues, who ... stress or too-good-to-be-true "investment opportunities," Rothman said.

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Organization dedicated to fighting fraud and white-collar crime. ... Con Artists will Steal your Savings and Inheritance through Telemarketing Fraud, Investment…