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Steer clear of Ponzi schemes.

Ponzi schemes are a type of pyramid scheme with one key difference: All the “investors’” money goes to one person — the organizer of the fraud. Ponzi schemes are pretty simple. The organizer sends out e-mails or pitches investors in other ways offering fabulous returns, often in a very short period of time.

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