Sunday, March 4, 2007

International Pyramid Scheme

A press release of the US Attorney of Oregon, Karin J. Immergut, reports on a recent conviction of a North Carolina man "for his role in spearheading a pyramid scheme, which he promoted in 41 countries, causing more than 5,000 victims to lose a total of $4 million."  He was convicted on 29 counts including charges of "mail fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud." The press release notes that "[t]he victims were mainly from the United States, England, and Canada, but also involved victims in Africa and Australia."

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