Ponzi schemes. You’ve heard about them in the news. Charismatic schemers make promises of outsized returns by providing early investors quick returns (made up of money from even newer investors) and then lure thousands of gullible or inexperienced investors into much bigger risks eventually robbing them of million Despite warnings, many people continue to fall for such schemes. This infographic presents the low down on Ponzi schemes.
The above comments are edited excerpts from an infographic* by Aniya Granato (bestaccountingdegrees.net) entitled The Low Down on Ponzi Schemes.
Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.
*http://bestaccountingdegrees.net/ponzi-schemes/ (Copyright Best Accounting Degrees)
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