Archive for March 8th, 2012

6 Pitchmen Who Raised Funds Plowed Into Jeffrey Mowen’s Ponzi Sanctioned By SEC On Heels Of Long-Running Lawsuit; Alleged Offering Fraud’s Advertised Monthly Payout Rate 20 Times LOWER Than JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid

6 Pitchmen Who Raised Funds Plowed Into Jeffrey Mowen's Ponzi Sanctioned By SEC On Heels Of Long-Running Lawsuit; Alleged Offering Fraud's Advertised Monthly Payout Rate 20 Times LOWER Than JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid

UPDATED 7:43 A.M. ET (MARCH 9, U.S.A.) If ever there has been a cautionary tale for HYIP pitchmen, it is Jeffrey Lane Mowen’s Utah Ponzi scheme. Mowen and at least six promoters ended up inspiring litigation on multiple fronts, with Mowen charged criminally. At issue was Mowen’s Forex Ponzi scheme, which allegedly was funded in […]

RECOMMENDED READING: Kautilya Nandan Pruthi, Author Of Britain’s Largest Ponzi Swindle, Sentenced To More Than 14 Years And Faces Deportation; While Con Man Faces Years Behind Bars, The Purported Return Rate of JSS Tripler/JustBeenPaid Dwarfs That Of ‘Britain’s Bernard Madoff’

This is a links post on the prison sentence of more than 14 years handed down to Kautilya Nandan Pruthi, the so-called Bernard Madoff of Britain. See The Sun’s coverage here. Outtake (italics added): “Judge Michael Gledhill QC said: “You are an extremely intelligent, articulate, sophisticated and plausible liar. In short, a professional fraudster.” See […]