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Ponzi scheme suspect paid $720K for prayers amid SEC probe (access required)

An investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme spent nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off a federal investigation and save her failing business, according to testimony at her trial this week.

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Court filings: Md. woman tried to place ‘voodoo spell’ on lawyers investigating her (access required)

A federal investigation into allegations Dawn J. Bennett was running a $20 million Ponzi scheme took a strange turn earlier this month after authorities searched her Chevy Chase penthouse. There, FBI agents found written directions and materials to be used ...

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