IntroductionThere are a number of different “taking” crimes. The purpose of this discussion is to learn about a particular method of “taking” and then identifying the specific criminal statutes that apply.
Initial Post InstructionsReview the information about Ponzi schemes at the website provided in the Resources. After a careful review of the website and links, address the following:
- Describe a Ponzi scheme in detail.
- Identify the specific criminal statutes in your state that would be violated upon a successful completion of a Ponzi scheme.
- List the elements of the criminal offense and describe what facts or evidence is needed to successfully prosecute the perpetrator of the crime.
- Link: Ponzi Schemes
- Conduct additional research as you find necessary.