The Con Men Charles Ponzi and Ivar Kreuger
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters
Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 02 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses
Investigate two of the most notorious con men who ever lived: Charles Ponzi, who's ploy was based, in part, on U.S. postage stamps and gave birth to the term Ponzi scheme, and the “Match King” Ivar Kreuger, who employed an elaborate and international variant of Ponzi’s same swindle.