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The Rise and Fall of the Pyramid Schemes in Albania

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Volume/Issue: 1999/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Jarvis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451852127

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, pyramid scheme, law enforcement, criminal activities

What lessons can be drawn from the unprecedented growth and spectacular collapse of financial pyramid schemes in Albania? This paper discusses the origins of the pyramid schemes and the way the authorities handled...

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

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Source: Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2009/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , Hunter Monroe , Catherine Pattillo , and Brian Wynter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872422

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, investors, court, courts, regulatory framework, supreme court,

In several Caribbean states, unregulated investment schemes grew quickly in recent years by claiming unusually high monthly returns and through a system of referrals by existing members. These are features shared w...

The Rise and Fall of the Pyramid Schemes in Albania

The Rise and Fall of the Pyramid Schemes in Albania »

Volume/Issue: 1999/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christopher Jarvis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852127.001

ISBN: 9781451852127

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, pyramid scheme, law enforcement, criminal activities

What lessons can be drawn from the unprecedented growth and spectacular collapse of financial pyramid schemes in Albania? This paper discusses the origins of the pyramid schemes and the way the authorities handled...

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2009/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , Hunter Monroe , Catherine Pattillo , and Brian Wynter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872422.001

ISBN: 9781451872422

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, investors, court, courts, regulatory framework, supreme court,

In several Caribbean states, unregulated investment schemes grew quickly in recent years by claiming unusually high monthly returns and through a system of referrals by existing members. These are features shared w...