10/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Greatest Financial Scandals

The now infamous dealings of Bernard Madoff, the money manager accused by federal authorities of running a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, have dominated headlines recently. But Madoff is far from alone. In recent months, a rash of alleged investment frauds have unraveled, thanks to the ravaged economy. Here's a look at some alleged financial frauds that have been prosecuted over the years, beginning with the man for whom such transgressions are named, Charles Ponzi.

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