They preferred investing in fraud schemes known as long firms.
He was convicted in early 1987 of an unrelated fraud scheme.
In December 2007, a meat repackaging fraud scheme was made known to the public.
The indictment alleged that 67 pieces of mail were sent in the fraud scheme.
Others were identified as people who had been involved in coordinating the fraud scheme.
The average fraud scheme lasted 18 months before it was detected, the study found.
Their doubts eventually helped lead to the unraveling of the fraud scheme.
Mr. Brown said he had no figures on fraud schemes for this year.
You mean I should've explained we're friends, working on a fraud scheme?
Now he is charged with a vast fraud scheme, and residents don't know what to think.