Thursday, December 25, 2008

Bernie Madoff: Interesting Article About Affinity Fraud

Affinity fraud occurs when someone defrauds people by building trust through a shared community, often religion. On top of the recent anniversary of the Georgetown Massacre, Madoff's scheme is a tragic reminder of what happens when we suspend our critical faculties just because someone happens to look or talk or (say that they) believe like us, and it's a major flaw of community- and faith-based behavior.

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