Books tagged: ponzi

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BitCon - The Naked Truth About Bitcoin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
With typical wit, humor, and his jaundiced eye for cons, scams, pirates, hype, market manipulation, misinformation, outright lies, self-fulfilling Ponzis, sleight of hand and a mob of greater fools, Jeffrey Robinson (author of The Laundrymen) produces the evidence to prove that when it comes to bitcoin, what you see is simply not what you get.
Scammed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
The Family Business
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2014 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Family Business is the story of Michael Ponzi's return to a Hoboken neighborhood to continue in his father’s profession.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / retirement planning
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Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters and others amassed fortunes in massive Ponzi schemes, ruining unsuspecting investors, unaware their investments were connected to these criminals. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is about to collapse. Find out exactly where and when, and how to escape the carnage.
Yesterday to Tomorrow
Series: The Women of Lakeshore Drive, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A three week Pacific cruise is supposed to be about laughter, strawberry daiquiris, and above all, forgetting. But lies, confrontations, and romantic encounters pose unexpected threats. Throw in a dose of international intrigue, a dash of theft and a Tahitian full moon. The result is an emotional roller coaster for three baby boomers. This 2nd book of a series stands alone as a complete story.
Betrayed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In a time of global political upheaval comes the crime thriller novel, Betrayed. The primary complication in this action packed novel of retribution and suspense is a real Ponzi scheme that was uncovered in 2007 as the Bernard Madoff Ponzi crime was breaking on the national scene. R.P. McCabe explores a broad spectrum of social ills resulting from the contemporary tragedy of Ponzi crime.
Game Theory: A Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller
Series: Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A DEADLY GAME OF CORRUPTIONA Katerina Carter Legal ThrillerFraud investigator Katerina Carter is struggling to cope with her uncle’s dementia when she lands the biggest case of her career. Yet everything has a price. . .
Relatively Dead
Series: Carol Golden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,750. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Carol Golden has recovered her identity if not her memory (lost in Forget to Remember) and she would like to find more relatives. She discovers cousins with the last name of Boyd and finds they are apparently being targeted for murder. A Ponzi Scheme is brewing and Carol's grandmother is being targeted by the Grandparent Scam, which has cost her a lot of money. Are these events related?
Sir Allen & Me: An Insider's Look at R. Allen Stanford and the Island of Antigua
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Author Robert Hoffman went to work for R. Allen Stanford in the late 90s to start up a newspaper on the island of Antigua. This book tells the story of the rise and fall of "Sir Allen" and one of the most spectacular financial collapses in modern history. Later convicted of several counts of fraud, the ego-obsessed Stanford will spend the rest of life in federal prison.
Winner Takes All
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Robert Lewiston has fled the country. After executing the largest Ponzi scheme in history, he escaped to Rio, where he's living the high life on billions in stolen funds. John Henderson is an ex-employee of Lewiston's who is assisting the FBI’s investigation. When John discovers a clue to Lewiston's whereabouts, he faces a crucial decision that could lead to dangerous consequences.