FSB passes the buck on Ponzi scams

25 Nov

Author: Bruce Cameron

Publications: iOL

Date Published: 25 November 2012

The Financial Services Board (FSB) claims it is not the watchdog responsible for protecting you from scam Ponzi and pyramid investment schemes – and it also claims it is mainly the greedy rich who fall prey to scamsters.

The claims were made this week when the FSB was put on the carpet by the parliamentary finance committee against a background of ongoing scams and imploding so-called investment  schemes in which billions of rands have been lost by investors, many of whom are pensioners.

The losses have been in everything from property syndications to unlisted ……….

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