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Need and Greed

The Story of the Largest Ponzi Scheme in American History
Weisman, Stewart L. (Book - 1999)
Need and Greed
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Weisman, who has practiced law for 17 years and was formerly the general counsel to the Bennett family, the perpetrators of the subject of this book, offers an insider's view of an interesting story in the history of American investment fraud. This book explores the stories of ruined investors and employees, and federal agents, investigators, and lawyers, who came together to crack the case of the largest Ponzi scheme in American history, resulting in the theft of over $1 billion in pension funds. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Authors: Weisman, Stewart L.
Statement of Responsibility: Stewart L. Weisman
Title: Need and greed
the story of the largest Ponzi scheme in American history
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xvii, 377 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-359) and index
Subject Headings: Securities fraud New York (State) Syracuse Case studies Securities fraud United States Case studies Commercial crimes New York (State) Syracuse Case studies Commercial crimes United States Case studies Bennett Companies Bennett, Michael A Bennett, Patrick
Topical Term: Securities fraud
Securities fraud
Commercial crimes
Commercial crimes
Alternate Title: Need & greed
LCCN: 99049298
ISBN: 0815606109
Research Call Number: JBE 00-287
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