A San Francisco couple, founders of a legitimate solar panel company, were sentenced to 15 and 30 years in prison for orchestrating a Ponzi related to equipment leases. They had 150 collectible cars and 32 houses.
The good Samaritan William Neil “Doc” Gallagher was actually a Ponzi artist defrauding the Texas Christian community.
He has been sentenced to three life sentences plus 30 years.
Evergrande, China’s second largest real estate, will default on bond payments in the coming days. The company, bloated with $300 bn of debt, is typical of the $62 trillion Chinese real estate sector.
Evergrande’ s default may bring the sector and the Chinese economy down with it.
You remember our cryptocrook? Quant WizKid, market-neutral hedge fund, Cryptocurrency arbitrage great returns, $90m AUM… Except that it was a Ponzi.
His sentence just came out: 7½ years of jail. Here are the explanation & the context.
A summary of the largest Ponzi schemes in history, with a visualization that is a pleasure to the eyes.