Sunday, February 19, 2006
The Boston Globe here provides a gripping story of an alleged pyramid scheme occurring in a United States Cambodian community. The net result is that several individuals face criminal charges and significant monies have been lost by people. The close culture may have factored into the scheme's widespread acceptance and failure of law enforcement to intercede until significant damage was alleged to have occurred. This story emphasizes the importance of having diversity in federal law enforcement, and that the diversity be in both white collar and non-white collar investigations.