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ISBN-10: 1510707883

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Ponzimonium is a publication chock-full of recommendation to teach traders at the rip-off artists ripping off the USA. the first message is that traders are usually not spend on unregulated businesses or people who exchange unregulated markets—background tests are beneficial. The e-book tells provocative tales equivalent to that of Darren Potter, who cleverly labeled investments in his application as “loans” and satirically turned a sufferer himself of a Ponzi scheme.

There is an “Investor invoice of Rights” that pushes traders to query fund lock-up clauses and warns them to be cautious of these who don't adequately clarify duties and fund bills, require extra funding capital at a destiny cut-off date, or haven't adequately disclosed all hazards. a number of the purple flags referred to as out in Ponzimonium contain a fund’s desire for secrecy and no matter if there are irregular tools of accepting investments or even if engaging in autonomous study at the fund is tough. it is a must-read for a person new or outdated to making an investment and the pitfalls that may make or holiday your bank.

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17 The court appointed a receiver to administer the estate, recover customer funds, and distribute restitution to the defrauded investors. The receiver, along with CFTC attorneys, seized property pursuant to the court order. 2 million in disgorgement and penalties. The complainant is a hero; his due diligence and complaint to the appropriate authorities likely saved hundreds of potential victims in the United States and Japan from losing their life savings to Billion Coupons and Cooper. RECEIVER—Person appointed by a court to retrieve misappropriated assets DEAF INVESTORS PROMISED RETURNS SOLICITED FROM INVESTORS 125 15-20% MONTHLY $4,400,000 LOST IN TRADING APPROX.

The Commission may use this information in its investigations or enforcement actions, but it does not act on your behalf or represent you in any way. The CFTC also offers a reparations program that provides an inexpensive, impartial, and efficient forum for customer complaints against futures industry professionals. Customers may bring complaints against futures industry professionals currently or formerly registered with the CFTC if such individuals or firms allegedly violated the antifraud or other provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Chuck Hays was so adept that even the industry bought into his scam. ”6 To be fair to Schlossberg and Lien, Hays did trade. In fact, that is how he was able to conceal the fraud. Hays had an account at Dorman introduced by NDx Futures, but it was a personal account, opened in his own name in 2006. 8 On February 5, 2009, the CFTC filed a civil complaint against Hays for fraud, material misrepresentations, and operating a commodity pool without registering. 9 A few months later, on April 14, 2009, he pled guilty to criminal charges in connection with running a Ponzi scheme.

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