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Articles tagged: Fraud

It's never RICO!

It’s Never RICO! What this Column Presupposes is, Maybe Sometimes it is

If you type the phrase “It’s never RICO” into Google, you’ll get a bunch of hits, including this clever and interesting discussion. The Google image search returns “House, M.D.” memes. I would beg you, dear reader, not to Google “RICO Trump”. It’s a rabbit hole where you will see all sorts of nonsense about alleged forthcoming sealed indictments […]

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Theranos

Theranos Revisited

Theranos made headlines for the alleged failure of its signature blood test – and for civil and criminal suits from its stockholders.

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The Real Story of an NFL Lawsuit

UPON FURTHER REVIEW: Real Story of an NFL Lawsuit

It was 4:00 AM when the police convoy rolled up on Country Crossing, a new electronic bingo house in Alabama. No fewer than 135 state police cars cascaded into the rural compound. In the aftermath, a group of NFL players—including big names like Ray Lewis and Fred Taylor—lost tens of millions of dollars.

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Financial Poise Radio

Episode 92 with Adam Hirsch

Frauds! Fakes! Ponzis! In Episode 92, Chris Cahill and Adam Hirsch, of Robinson, Curley & Clayton speak of these fascinating things, along with RICO! Restitution! and Receivers! Adam draws upon his experience litigating business fraud cases to illustrate recoveries and defenses. See also Adam’s column — (Alleged) Frauds, Fakes and Ponzis — on www.financialpoise.com.

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Column Takes Aim at the Topic of Fraud

Hello, my name is Adam Hirsch. Welcome to “(Alleged) Frauds, Fakes and Ponzis,” a column dedicated to exploring, explaining and occasionally making light of the world of business fraud. This column is dedicated to the proposition that most of the time, there’s not a cartoon villain or a pre-determined outcome. By way of example, consider the multiple fraud schemes that have ensnared — you guessed it — lawyers.

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A Few Minutes With…Adam Hirsch

Soon, Hirsch will share his thoughts on current events and legal issues in the world of commercial fraud in a new column called “(Alleged) Frauds, Fakes and Ponzis.” In this interview, Hirsch discusses his background, and why commercial fraud is a subject not easily generalized.

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Episode 26 with Andrew Stephenson

Learn about how to find great (and safe) investment opportunities this week in Episode 26 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio. Andrew Stephenson of CrowdCheck and Alicia Purdy, Managing Editor of Accredited Investor Markets, examine together different methods for deal sourcing, including bulletin board listings, general ads, and using broker-dealers. They discuss what to look for before you invest, including assessing the credibility of deals and dealers and avoiding fraud.

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Episode 14 with Heather Schwarz-Lopes

Learn to navigate online investment platforms in Episode 14 of Accredited Investor Markets Radio. This week, host Chris Cahill speaks with Heather Schwarz-Lopes, Co-Founder and CSO of EarlyShares.com, who discusses all the details investors need to know about navigating online platform investments, like how accredited investors can differentiate between online platforms, how equity crowdfunding online investment platforms work, what to know and watch out for, and how a platform can help mitigate fraud risk.

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