Internet Securities Fraud: Old Trick, New Medium

By: Brendon Fowler, Cara Franklin & Robert Hyde

Billions of securities are traded every day in public and private markets around the world. This practice is hundreds of years old and as long as securities have been traded, someone has tried to defraud the system to make a quick buck. With the advent of the Internet, new securities fraud schemes have appeared.

Cite: 2001 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0006