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Charles Ponzi

VOTE: The Worst Financial Scandal Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Lots of people out there are saying the Libor scandal is the worst financial scandal of all time. But how can we even know such a thing? There's only ...

AP: Ponzi Busts Nearly Quadrupled In 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP -- CURT ANDERSON) - It was a rough year for Ponzi schemes. In 2009, the recession unraveled nearly four times as many of the investment scams as f...

The Ponzi-Pulitzer Scheme

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Russ Baker

It is a common practice among news organizations to make it look like scoops were the result of initiative on their own part when in fact the original tip may have come from an outsider.

U.S. Regulator Probing "Rampant Ponzimonium"

Reuters | Jason Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hundreds of people in the United States are under investigation for financial scams, many involving Ponzi schemes, a U.S. regulator said on Friday, ca...

Detroit Gets 10% of What AIG Already Has Received from TARP

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Why does Detroit get only 10% of what the banks and Wall Street have been loaned?

Don't Let Madoff Cop a Plea

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Zelinsky

For the good of the American people, Madoff's victims, and the American financial regulatory system, Madoff should be tried in open court.

The Ponzi Scheme Presidency

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

At a cost of nearly one trillion taxpayer dollars to date, Bush's mad "global war" simply sucked needed money out of our world at levels that made Bernie Madoff seem like a small fry.

Ponzi Schemes and How to Spot Them

Sunny Hostin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sunny Hostin

As news spreads of Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion fraud, many are wondering what exactly a Ponzi scheme is and how to avoid becoming a victim.

Ponzi Democracy

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rory O'Connor

Few accounts of the Madoff scandal have delved into the back-story of who "Ponzi" actually was, and how he became the legendary swindler whose name has since been enshrined in the financial Hall of Shame.

Ponzi Estate Sues Madoff Federal Prosecutors For Slander

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Young

Family of Famed Pyramid Schemer Loses Millions In Madoff Fraud A spokesman for the Charles Ponzi estate revealed that the Ponzi family had lost unto...

Are Walter Noel and Andres Piedrahita of Fairfield Victims of Bernard Madoff?

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Varsavsky

After a telephone conversation with Andres, I heard that he and many family members including his father-in-law lost enormous amounts of their personal net worth in Madoff's Ponzi scheme.