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Pyramid Schemes

Posted on Apr 2, 2013 in BREG, Scams and Frauds

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Read More Pyramid Schemes Multi-level sales programs, also known as pyramids, are marketing techniques used to sell a variety of products-from plastic containers, cosmetics, and household cleaning products to credit cards and even real estate. While many multi-level programs today are legal, there are some that are illegal and deceptive. If you’re thinking about joining a multi-level sales ...
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Ponzi Schemes

Posted on Apr 2, 2013 in BREG, Scams and Frauds

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Read More Ponzi Schemes In the basic ponzi scheme a promoter promises to pay investors huge interest profits on their investments in a short period of time. The promoter can do this in the early stages of the scam by using the money from new investors to pay off profits promised to earlier investors. As the scam grows ...
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Investment Fraud

Posted on Apr 2, 2013 in BREG, Scams and Frauds

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Read More Investment Fraud You should consider the following factors when looking into investments. Always check to see if the investment you want to purchase is registered and if the company or salesperson selling it are licensed. You can call the Securities Compliance Branch of the Business Registration Division at the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to ...
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