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    Utah AG Brings Charges Against Latest 'Affinity' Ponzi Scheme


    Shortly after Utah introduced the nation's first "White Collar Crime Offender Registry" to help fight affinity fraud, the state's Attorney General charged a father and son with 15 counts of securities fraud in which they allegedly exploited their membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to win ...

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    'British Madoff' Disappears After $200M Fraud Unravels


    The UK press reported this week that a trader named Joe Lewis of Yorkshire has disappeared after admitting earlier this month that his investment firm actually stopped operating back in 2009. Despite the firm not engaging in any trading for years, investors in JL Trading continued to receive detailed monthly ...