Posts Tagged ‘financial scams’

Shady Trading Bilks Small Investors

In the end, Secure Investment was neither. The popular currency trading site for small investors vanished in early 2014, never to return. It took more than $1 billion in users’ money with it, and the situation offers a graphic demonstration of how to spot a financial scam. Secure catered to smaller investors, making trading […]


The Greatest Financial Scams in History

Lest we modern day citizens make the error of believing financial scams started with Enron and Bernie Madoff, let’s turn back the clock to those thrilling days of yesteryear and fondly remember some other great scam artists of human history. Empire for Sale Back in 193 A.D., a special army called the Praetorian Guard (allegedly […]