Selling the Brooklyn Bridge
Only the most naive would believe the story some
stranger tells them that he has the Brooklyn Bridge
available for sale.
But there are enough naive people to make it worth the
while of con artists to keep running these schemes.
Investors Duped Out of Millions of Dollars
(Texas Attorney General's Office, 11/13/1998)
Authorities Say Internet Pyramid Schemes Dupe Thousands
(Boston Globe, 11/8/1998)
Magic of Prosper International's Offshore Trust
This page claims that by establishing a trust in Belize,
you can avoid taxes on money earned within the trust.
Perhaps this is true, but the real magic may be ever getting
money out of the trust:
once you put money into the trust, you transfer all control
over the trust assets to the trustee, who legally has no
obligation to comply with your requests for withdrawals.
- self-liquidating loans
(arbitrage loans, prime bank notes)
Only those people who are particularly deserving are invited
to participate in this deal.
Maybe hard luck has befallen you, or maybe you could have started
a successful business if only you had access to enough financial
How much would you like?
$50,000? $250,000? $5,000,000?
Have we got a deal for you!