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How to avoid ponzi investment schemes

Nevin Shapiro developed a Ponzi scheme in Florida and collected more than 880 million dollars over a four year period. 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kara Van Hoose spoke with Lori Schock, the Director of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission. While Ponzi schemes do actually work at first, Schock says that quality makes them more dangerous and investors should always do background checks before investing.

http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Schock.mp3

Kara Van Hoose is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.