Books tagged: ponzi scheme

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Ringing The Bell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A legal thriller with a fast pace and excellent character development, Ringing The Bell tells a story of greed and envy reminiscent of classic Wall Street tales. The lead characters needed to live the life full of rich men’s toys. With that mindset began a series of decisions leading to a thirty year downfall emanating in their arrest as part of a conspiracy to commit a massive Ponzi scheme.
Money Maker
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maxwell knows just how to draw in the small-town rubes – look rich but act like plain folks – then KISS – Keep It Simple for Suckers. It’s got his homegrown Ponzi scheme raking in the dough. And sure, he’ll have to collapse it soon, but he can tell it’s got the legs for one more big score...
The Attitude Adjuster: Three Cavanaugh/Protector Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Following Cavanaugh’s missions in The Protector and The Naked Edge, Rambo-creator David Morrell presents three short stories that explore the psychology of a warrior compelled to risk his life for strangers. “Most people muddle through their lives,” Cavanaugh tells a client. “All I can do is hope that if I keep them from dying a while longer, maybe they’ll find a way to justify remaining alive.”
The Pitch (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by BraeVitae. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lighthearted look at the troubles faced by con artists in a more enlightened age.
Skapegoat - The FHTM Blame Game Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This compelling, true and personal, story is about a successful semi-retired 30+ year entrepreneur that turned whistle-blower after getting involved with an illegal Ponzi style MLM called FHTM in 2009. Top FHTM leaders and its founder Paul Orberson tried to destroy his life. This story will keep you mesmerized by the deceit, sexual harassment, lies, judicial manipulation and drama that unfolds.
Brushes
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Series: Stitches Trilogy, Book Two. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,920. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The power and magic of art makes big waves for a Jean and Spence Collins in Brushes, the second installment of the Stitches Trilogy. A small painting, called The Dancing Boy, has secrets to tell, and it’s about to help the FBI take down a Ponzi scheme. The worlds of art, magic, and financial fraud converge to transform this couple’s lives from ordinary to extraordinary - with immortal help!
William "520%" Miller (The Ponzi Files)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
New York investors of 1889 discovered the hottest financial opportunity of the year thanks to a 21 year old man struggling to support his sick wife and baby. Learn about the 19th Century fraudster who conned 13,000 people of over $1 million dollars. The full story behind this classic Ponzi scheme might never have been known if it weren’t for a New York District Attorney's memoirs of crime.
Perfectly Legal: Two Short Stories About Money Making Schemes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A pair of short stories related to quick money making: a Ponzi scheme and a rare-stamp investment. The author was personally acquainted with participants in both schemes: Harold of the Ponzi scheme and Chris of the rare-stamp investment. Their tales are entertaining and educational.
Esquema Ponzi - Como Tirar Milhões dos Incautos
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Series: Riscografia. Pre-release—available August 1, 2014. Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: Portuguese. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
O negócio de investimento em criação de avestruzes (Avestruz Master) e os fundos de investimento de Bernard Madoff são exemplos de um tipo de fraude denominada Esquema Ponzi. Em 1920, nos Estados Unidos, Charles Ponzi afirmava poder arbitrar entre taxas de câmbio e instrumentos postais, com um retorno de 400% por operação. As filas de interessados no investimento cresciam. Ponzi ficou milionário.