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Why Ponzi Schemes Work and How to Protect Yourself from Being Defrauded

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February 26, 2015
Webinar

David Kotz presented a webinar based on his recently published book, Why Ponzi Schemes Work and How to Protect Yourself from Being Defrauded. The webinar highlighted how to determine whether an investment is a potential fraud. The webinar also included behind-the-scenes stories from investigations Mr. Kotz conducted while he was with the SEC, including his interview with Bernie Madoff in prison and his investigation of Allen Stanford. Further, this webinar:  

  • Examined why the government failed to uncover these schemes
  • Explained why investors cannot rely solely on the government to protect them from fraud
  • Analyzed the psychology of the fraudsters
  • Explained potential ways investors can protect themselves
  • Provided potential options and remedies available to those who have been defrauded

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