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  2. Ponzi scheme - Wikipedia

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    A Ponzi scheme (/ ˈ p ɒ n z i /, Italian: ) is a form of fraud that lures investors and pays profits to earlier investors with funds from more recent investors. Named after Italian businessman Charles Ponzi, the scheme leads victims to believe that profits are coming from legitimate business activity (e.g., product sales or successful investments), and they remain unaware that other ...

  3. Pork barrel scam - Wikipedia

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    The Priority Development Assistance Fund scam, also called the PDAF scam or the pork barrel scam, is a political scandal involving the alleged misuse by several members of the Congress of the Philippines of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF, popularly called "pork barrel"), a lump-sum discretionary fund granted to each member of Congress for spending on priority development ...

  4. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 - Wikipedia

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    "Accounts and Accountability: Theoretical Implications of the Right to Information Movement in India". Third World Quarterly. 3. 20. Planning Commission (2001), Report Of The Working Group On Rural Poverty Alleviation Progammes For The Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007) (PDF), Planning Commission, archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2019

  5. Envision EMI - Wikipedia

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    Envision EMI, LLC (Envision Experience) is a privately held, for-profit, tuition-based education company that creates, markets, and runs career exploration and leadership development programs for students in elementary school through college.

  6. National Intelligence Agency (South Africa) - Wikipedia

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    The scam, having been discovered, resulted in a group American investors successfully suing the South African government in an American court for $14 million (R94 million). The front companies had been set up in the late 80s by a number of former apartheid South African intelligence officials including Eugene de Kock.

  7. 10 signs you need a new job ASAP. Despite global turmoil, a looming recession and inflation near record highs, the job market is still relatively hot and Americans are leaving their posts in droves.

  8. Columbia House - Wikipedia

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    Columbia House was an umbrella brand for Columbia Records' mail-order music clubs, the primary iteration of which was the Columbia Record Club, established in 1955.The Columbia House brand was introduced in the early 1970s by Columbia Records (a division of CBS, Inc.), and had a significant market presence in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s.

  9. Climatic Research Unit email controversy - Wikipedia

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    The Climatic Research Unit email controversy (also known as "Climategate") began in November 2009 with the hacking of a server at the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) by an external attacker, copying thousands of emails and computer files (the Climatic Research Unit documents) to various internet locations several weeks before the Copenhagen Summit on climate ...