Fraudsters cannot act alone to perpetrate their schemes. They universally require professionals — banks, accountants, law firms, or a combination of all of the above — to provide legitimacy and enable a fraud to survive.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is never truer than in the context of a Ponzi scheme.
Denial. Anger. Depression. There is no typical response to financial loss due to fraud, but this article may help you understand why you selected a particular investment or even allow you to spot a scheme before it’s too late.
1. Don’t Panic; 2. Recognize that you are a victim; 3. Cut off communications; 4. No social media; 5. Be cautious about taking payments from the fraudster.
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