Who should be most worried about
Ponzi scheme warning signs? A securities fraud lawyer talks about the most commonly
As a securities fraud lawyer, I have been asked a lot of questions about
Ponzi schemes. One of the most common questions has to do with who gets
taken in by Ponzi schemes. The unfortunate answer is that anyone can be
taken in by a Ponzi scheme – regardless of age, background, financial
status, or experience with investing. It’s part of what makes Ponzi
schemes so devastating for its victims.
The Ponzi scheme is built around keeping up an appearance of legitimacy,
and it often works. It’s easy to be lured in, and it’s difficult
to figure out anything is wrong when you are getting paid and seemingly
However, although anyone could become a Ponzi scheme victim, there are
a few groups that are often targeted, including:
- Those who have just retired or are about to retire.
- Those who are new to investing.
- Experienced investors who are working with a new broker or advisor.
- Members of religious congregations and other large organizations.
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