Posts Tagged as "Pyramid Scams"

Ponzi Scheme in Practice, 10 Signs that You Have Invested in Fraud

What is a Ponzi scheme? Have you invested your money in an online business that looked good at first, but you now doubt whether you have done the right thing? Or are you planning to invest in some online project, but may be worried about being scammed? Then you're at the right place. I would like to share my personal experience with you; it relates to one of the most frequently used forms of online fraud - the Ponzi scheme. This article details how this scheme works in practice from beginning to the end; how to detect it; and when it is best to withdraw money and walk away. Read more >>

What Is a HYIP? My Experience with This Kind of Online Business

How does the Hyip Investment Program work? Recently, I have received e-mail from my readers asking for the authentication of various companies that offer easy and effortless earnings through an investment capital appreciation system. The majority of inquiries from my readers are regarding the so-called HYIP programs. These typically require a financial investment for a period of time, after which you simply “reap your rewards.” I have outlined my experience with this type of business in this article. I also offer advice on what to be aware of, if you decide to invest in an HYIPs as well as several HYIP monitors. Read more >>

How to Recognize a Credible Investment Company from a Ponzi Scheme

A few tips on investing the right way and not falling for a scam. The Internet is making our life faster. These days, thanks to the Internet we are able to purchase goods from the other side of the world in a matter of minutes. We can also finalize a deal with a simple click or get to know someone, we would probably never have met otherwise. Also expanding are the opportunities and offers of making investments. These could potentially lead to a decent passive income. However, not every company is credible and as the number of offers rises, so does the risk of a scam. Of course, it’s useless to be afraid of something in advance. Read more >>

Pyramid and Ponzi Scheme – What Is the Difference Between Them?

How do pyramid scams work in reality? Pyramid games (pyramid schemes) have many forms and sometimes it is difficult to recognize them. However, they all have one shared feature. They promise customers and investors huge profits based mostly on recruiting another members to the scheme, not based on real investments or real sale of products and services. Some schemes may support the sale of a product, but it is often just using the product to cover the pyramid scheme. There are two indications that the product is being used to cover a pyramid scheme: inventory purchase and low retail sales. Read more >>