Archive for March 6th, 2015

New York Times Story — ‘Birdman[:] The Pigeon King And The Ponzi Scheme That Shook Canada’ — Shatters Myths

New York Times Story -- 'Birdman[:] The Pigeon King And The Ponzi Scheme That Shook Canada' -- Shatters Myths

“Birdman[:] The Pigeon King and the Ponzi Scheme That Shook Canada” appears online today at the website of the New York Times Magazine. The story by Jon Mooallem examines the strange case of Arlan Galbraith, the narratives surrounding his “Pigeon King” scheme, Galbraith’s efforts to serve as his own attorney, how a veteran prosecutor new […]

Will Joel Wilson’s Racketeering Conviction In Michigan Ponzi-Scheme Case Send A Message To Apologists For Achieve Community? Saleswoman Also Convicted

Will Joel Wilson's Racketeering Conviction In Michigan Ponzi-Scheme Case Send A Message To Apologists For Achieve Community? Saleswoman Also Convicted

There is no good state in which to run a Ponzi scheme, but Michigan and Colorado — the states in which “Achieve Community” operated — are two of the worst. This is because both states have racketeering statutes that have been used in Ponzi-scheme cases. The case of Joel Wilson, convicted yesterday in Michigan on […]