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Title: Charles Ponzi

Description: Charles Ponzi (1882-1949), Italian-American swindler, shown in 1920 at the height of his most spectacular swindle; Ponzi would move to Boston, Massachusetts, where, in 1920, launched a get-rich-quick scheme, promising to pay investors within ninety days $2.50 for every $1 they invested, which was nothing more than a Peter-to-Paul scam - he paid early investors their returns from investments from later investors - taking in more than $15 million before he was exposed, convicted of fraud and sent to prison; con artists; confidence games; financial fraud;

Keywords: Jazz Age, Roaring Twenties, swindlers, swindles

Orientation: Landscape

Dimensions: 1800 x 1748 (3.15 MPixels) (1.03)

Print Size: 15.2 x 14.8 cm; 6.0 x 5.8 inches

File Size: 9.02 MB (9,453,410 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000095908

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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