Books tagged: ponzi scheme

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Ringing The Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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)
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by BraeVitae. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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A lighthearted look at the troubles faced by con artists in a more enlightened age.
Skapegoat - The FHTM Blame Game Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
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.
William "520%" Miller (The Ponzi Files)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
New York investors of 1899 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.
Alive and Well
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Eric Southerland awoke in a pool of blood on a houseboat after a party and was soon suspected in the murder of his boss, Maury Crouse. The only person who believes him innocent is his poker buddy, Teddy Sergeant, a world class private private investigator. Teddy and his entourage soon set out to clear Eric of all wrongdoing. This sequel to Drawing Dead showcases the many talents of Teddy Sergeant.
Capital Partners: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Mystery, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story is about two women at a posh ski resort who discover their husbands are caught in a Ponzi scheme. They take matters into their own hands in order to survive. It was originally published in the Writes of Spring Anthology, Nodin Press, 2012, edited by Pat Frovarp and Gary Shulze. "A fine story..." Publishers Weekly