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Teak, emu, goat and land: Why Indian middle class falls victim to financial frauds

Jan 11, 2016

Teak, emu, goat and land: Why Indian middle class falls victim to financial frauds

Too lower returns on public savings schemes and bank deposits as compared with Ponzi schemes nourishes the human greed #SEBI #Real estate #Ponzi Schemes #Collective Investment Schemes #PACL #Nirmal Singh Bhangoo
RBI blames regulatory vacuum for rising fraudulent ponzi schemes

Jun 08, 2015

RBI blames regulatory vacuum for rising fraudulent ponzi schemes

Ponzi schemes are fraudulent investment schemes, wherein people are promised high returns without having to assume commensurate level of risks. #RBI #NewsTracker #Ponzi Schemes #SS Mundra #Anil Sinha
What if the builder disappears? - The biggest risk of investing in real estate

Apr 28, 2015

What if the builder disappears? - The biggest risk of investing in real estate

In India, home loans are recourse loans. This means that the banks can come after other assets of the borrower. Hence, walking away from the home loan is a bad idea, even in a situation like this. Further, any default would be reflected on the CIBIL database, leading to the home loan borrowers being deemed unworthy of credit in the years to come. #builder #Real estate #Ponzi Schemes #Real Estate Bill
Sebi steps up media campaign in 13 languages to safeguard investors

Mar 08, 2015

Sebi steps up media campaign in 13 languages to safeguard investors

Sebi has also been cautioning investors through its investor education meetings across the country. #Investing #NewsTracker #SEBI #Ponzi Schemes #Collective Investment Schemes #Grievance Redress Mechanism
Beyond Saradha: Ponzi schemes continue in Bengal as 'multi-state co-operatives'

Dec 07, 2014

Beyond Saradha: Ponzi schemes continue in Bengal as 'multi-state co-operatives'

After the Saradha bubble burst in April 2013, several Ponzi schemes and chit-fund companies had to wind up their operations as central and state agencies cracked the whip amid protests by lakhs of defrauded investors. #West Bengal #Ponzi Schemes #Saradha scam #multi-state co-operative
Jatropha plants to gold: Sebi finds Odisha may be a hotbed of ponzi schemes

Nov 04, 2014

Jatropha plants to gold: Sebi finds Odisha may be a hotbed of ponzi schemes

Such companies are suspected to have collectively garnered thousands of crores worth rupees from investors with promises of huge returns. #India #Gold #silver #SEBI #Odisha #Ponzi Schemes #Jatropha plants
Ponzi schemes: Sebi Bill brings clarity, but what about this one gigantic loophole?

Aug 06, 2014

Ponzi schemes: Sebi Bill brings clarity, but what about this one gigantic loophole?

But even after the new law, there could be wiggle room available for Ponzies #SEBI #bill #amendment #Amway #Ponzi Schemes #Saradha scam
RBI's Rajan says regulators need to be more vigilant to ponzi schemes

Dec 12, 2013

RBI's Rajan says regulators need to be more vigilant to ponzi schemes

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today asked all regulators to be more vigilant in the wake of fraudulent money-pooling schemes and said there was a need to expand the reach of country's banking system. #RBI #Kolkata #Raghuram Rajan #Regulators #Ponzi Schemes #Saradha Chit fund scam
Sebi declares illegal money pooling schemes as 'fraudulent'

Aug 12, 2013

Sebi declares illegal money pooling schemes as 'fraudulent'

Following today's decision, all activities of money mobilisation through unauthorised Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) would face stronger penalties prescribed under the revised Sebi (Prohibition of Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices relating to Securities Market) Regulations. #SEBI #Ponzi Schemes #Saradha scam #money pooling
Govt to issue advisories against Ponzi schemes to states, police

Jul 28, 2013

Govt to issue advisories against Ponzi schemes to states, police

Continuing its efforts to curb fraudulent investment schemes, government will soon start a process to sensitise police, judiciary and other agencies across states on ways to contain this menace. #NewsTracker #Ministry of Corporate Affairs #Ponzi Schemes #Bengal chit fund scam