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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

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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Bernie Madoff - Wikipedia

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    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had previously conducted multiple investigations into his business practices but had not uncovered the massive fraud. On March 12, 2009, Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies and admitted to turning his wealth management business into a massive Ponzi scheme.

  9. Prohibition in the United States - Wikipedia

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    It is difficult to draw conclusions about Prohibition's impact on crime at the national level, as there were no uniform national statistics gathered about crime prior to 1930. It has been argued that organized crime received a major boost from Prohibition. For example, one study found that organized crime in Chicago tripled during Prohibition.