Word Origin for Ponzi scheme
Words nearby Ponzi scheme
How to use Ponzi scheme in a sentence
Fluoride first entered an American water supply through a rather inelegant technocratic scheme.
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
The scheme has been condemned by civil liberties groups and queried by the National Association of Head Teachers.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
South Korean police busted up one such scheme in 2011, which was said to have netted millions.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Retailers were hammered by the scheme because checks and balances were scant in 2012, when the eBay grifting peaked.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
The Duke found no difficulty in awakening the wishes, which were necessary to his scheme, in the mind of young Lorraine.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But I feel sanguine in the spirit of the men; sanguine in my own spirit; sanguine in the soundness of my scheme.
Even if this colour scheme will not work, there is still a justification for the Asquithian phrase.
The operations under the scheme began in August, 1878, when the houses in New Street were pulled down.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell