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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. Online advertising - Wikipedia

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    Online advertising, also known as online marketing, Internet advertising, digital advertising or web advertising, is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to promote products and services to audiences and platform users.

  4. Ebook - Wikipedia

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    An ebook (short for electronic book), also known as an e-book or eBook, is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

  5. 2016 Indian banknote demonetisation - Wikipedia

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    So there was only 5.8% increase in small domination banknotes. The volume of banknotes in the market increased by 2.1%. The banknotes in circulation had further increased to ₹ 19.5 lakh crore (US$240 billion) in September 2018 and ₹ 21.41 lakh crore (US$270 billion) in March 2019, 19.14% higher than the level before demonetisation.

  6. Fake news - Wikipedia

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    Another issue in mainstream media is the usage of the filter bubble, a "bubble" that has been created that gives the viewer, on social media platforms, a specific piece of the information knowing they will like it. Thus creating fake news and biased news because only half the story is being shared, the portion the viewer liked.

  7. Olympus scandal - Wikipedia

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    According to an Olympus employee, the acquisitions process and funds movements were under the tight control of a small circle of executives in the 'Financial Affairs Group'. Japanese business daily is quoted as saying more than a hundred businesses were acquired during Kikukawa's tenure, and that the majority were unlisted and loss-making.

  8. Kevin Trudeau - Wikipedia

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    Kevin Mark Trudeau (/ t r uː ˈ d oʊ /; born February 6, 1963) is an American author, salesman, and convicted fraudster known for promotion of his books and resulting legal cases involving the US Federal Trade Commission.

  9. List of fake news websites - Wikipedia

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    A disclaimer says the stories "could be true" because "reality is so strange nowadays". But the disclaimer also says it is "a satirical site designed to parody the 24-hour news cycle." Its name is similar to the unrelated Indian English-language daily newspaper called Business Standard. Bloomberg.ma (defunct)