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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. Email spoofing - Wikipedia

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    Email spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address. The term applies to email purporting to be from an address which is not actually the sender's; mail sent in reply to that address may bounce or be delivered to an unrelated party whose identity has been faked.

  4. Spoofing attack - Wikipedia

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    The sender information shown in e-mails (the From: field) can be spoofed easily. This technique is commonly used by spammers to hide the origin of their e-mails and leads to problems such as misdirected bounces (i.e. e-mail spam backscatter).

  5. 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.

  6. 2016 Indian banknote demonetisation - Wikipedia

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    For example, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation reported collecting about ₹ 160 crore (US$20 million) in cash payments of outstanding and advance taxes within the first four days of demonetisation. Digital payments. The push for digital payments was one of the stated intentions of demonetisation.

  7. Bernie Madoff - Wikipedia

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    In the media On May 12, 2009, PBS Frontline aired The Madoff Affair , and subsequently ShopPBS made DVD videos of the show and transcripts available for purchase by the public at large. In season 7 of Curb Your Enthusiasm , aired in 2009, the character George Costanza (from Seinfeld ) loses all of the money he made from an app called iToilet by ...

  8. 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.

  9. 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.