Hard to believe … or is it?
Schemes and scams always have been part of the world’s societies. However, as you read about the various Ponzi schemes and rip-offs throughout history, you might find it hard to believe who has fallen for these cons—from Presidents to the average Joe to entire countries. As you read Schemes and Scams, you’ll be amazed by the creative lengths con artists will go to defraud individuals and people groups of their hard-earned finances, and you’ll often wonder, “What the crooks and the victims thinking?”
From B.C. through today, individuals have always looked for an easy way to profit from the naivety of others. And in the world at large today, someone is looking to take away what you have worked hard to earn. They may be a smooth operating con man, or the sweet little lady next door, the corporate big wig, or even a “trusted” attorney. These individuals and groups know what they are doing, and what they want—your money! Schemes and Scams is a fascinating read that will also give you insight and understanding into patterns that are common to illegal financial activities, the most obvious being: If it seems too good to be true—it is! Reading this book will help you protect your money as you learn how to identify and avoid the cons and Ponzi schemes that are an unfortunate part of the world in which we live.