Ponzi's Scheme

The True Story of a Financial Legend

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You’ve heard of the scheme. Now comes the man behind it. In Mitchell Zuckoff's exhilarating book, the first nonfiction account of Charles Ponzi, we meet the charismatic rogue who launched the most famous and extraordinary scam in the annals of ...Continua
Ha scritto il 22/05/09
An excellent read about the man who made the ‘rob Peter to pay Paul’ scheme so successful they re-named it for him. As with others like him, his self-delusion and his obsession for wealth found acceptance in the greed of others. Ultimately, ...Continua
Ha scritto il 09/01/09
An interesting and well-researched look into a strange historical character. Prose is occasionally repetitive and reliant on melodramatic cliffhangers--i.e. quite a few chapters end with "even more trouble lay ahead" and such, as if one wouldn't ...Continua
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