Illegal phone calls are the favorite tool for fraudsters and other scam artists.
There are hordes of civil fraud recovery actions ongoing in various courts in the United States ranging from fairly small matters, involving only a handful of people and with only a few thousand dollars at issue, to enormously complex international fraudulent schemes involving billions of dollars.
Madoff. Stanford. Rothstein. “Ponzi” schemes are now ubiquitous — the type of fraud where investors are repaid their own money so that the scheme appears to be a successful investment and more investors can be hoodwinked.
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