Tag "investment fraud"

Barclays Latest Fraud Charges

Barclays, has been charged by the British Serious Fraud Office, along with four of the bank’s former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud. The charges on Barclays came after a five-year investigation into the London-based lender’s fund-raising at the height of the

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Bernie Madoff Fund Still Owes Fraud Victims

The famous Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme is still affecting victims as none of them have received repayments from the company the Department of Justice, tapped to distribute $4 billion recovered from the notorious fraud. Nearly 8½ years after Bernie Madoff was

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White-Collar Crime

The term white-collar crime was reportedly coined in 1939, and now the synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not dependent on

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Are You a Victim of Investment Fraud?

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Investing is hard enough without walking into a bear trap set by an unscrupulous fraudster. Crooks create false account statements, make wild performance claims and operate elaborate Ponzi schemes in order to get money out of your

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How to Protect Seniors from Investment Scams

The fallout from the Great Recession, plus continued job insecurity and a seesaw stock market, have all contributed to people’s fears that their money won’t last. According to this article from Delaware Online, this makes them vulnerable to investment scams promising

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