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Determinants of investment decision in a Ponzi scheme: Investors' perspective on the Modaraba scam.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Financial Crime. 2022, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p1172-1190. 19p.

Abstract: Purpose: This paper aims to identify the key patronage factors that encouraged the public for investment in the Modaraba scam – a Ponzi scheme perpetrated in Pakistan with a whim of Sharīʿah-compliant business and intermediation of religious clerics. D...

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Recovering "Lay Ignorance" in the Stanford Financial Group Ponzi Scheme.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social Forces. Jun2022, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p1752-1773. 22p.

Abstract: The Stanford Financial Group's 2009 collapse devastated more than 20,000 depositors across the Americas. News stories portrayed the $7.2 billion fraud as an elaborate production of ignorance, and its middle-class marks as silent dupes. Media accounts t...

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Reflections on Independent Clearing House Part Two: The Clawback Cases.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utah Bar Journal. Sep/Oct2022, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p16-23. 8p.

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Abstract: In the article, the author discusses how the Independent Clearing House Ponzi scheme has resulted in law reforms to avoid the fraudulent transfers of assets by bankrupt companies. Also cited are the promulgation of the Uniform Fraudulent Conveyance Act...

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Reflections on Independent Clearing House Part One: The Ponzi Scheme.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utah Bar Journal. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p18-25. 8p.

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Abstract: In the article, the author discusses the Ponzi schemes Independent Clearing House and Universal Clearinghouse in Utah in the 1980s. Under the schemes, individuals and companies invested in a bogus accounts payable factoring program that promised high r...

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A Losing Game.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): TIME Magazine; 8/8/2022, Vol. 200 Issue 5/6, p51-53, 3p, 2 Color Photographs

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SCAMS galore ... due to scammers far and wide.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Servamus Community-based Safety & Security Magazine. Aug2022, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p10-14. 5p.

Abstract: The article focuses on scams and frauds in South Africa referencing the Russian born Anna Sorokin who was arrested in 2017 for scamming wealthy socialites. Topics discussed include difference betweem scam and frauds according to the Harvard University ...

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Marie Springer: The politics of Ponzi schemes: history, theory, and policy: Routledge, 2020.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Business Economics. Apr2022, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p89-91. 3p.

Abstract: A type of white-collar crime or financial fraud named after Charles Ponzi, Ponzi schemes occurs when a perpetrator(s) only use(s) the cash from new investor victims to make purported interest or dividend payments to previous investor victims. The SEC's...

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"We are a mutual fund:" how Ponzi scheme operators in Nigeria apply indexical markers to shield deception and fraud on their websites.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social Semiotics. Jun2022, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p355-380. 26p.

Abstract: In this study, we examine how Ponzi schemes with international outlooks situate themselves in the Nigerian web space. We study five Ponzi schemes that operated in Nigeria between 2016 and 2019 within the frameworks of multimodal-discourse analysis and ...

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Can fraud in Islamic financial institutions be prevented using high standards of shariah governance?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Law & Management; 2022, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p469-485, 17p

Abstract: Copyright of International Journal of Law & Management is the property of Emerald Publishing Limited and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. Howev...

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