publication date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)

category: Crime

clue: Italians weren't known for pyramids, until this con artist came along.

explanation: The Italian-born Ponzi became known for a "Ponzi scheme," a type of fraud similar to a pyramid scheme. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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