Call Now For a Free Consultation:
(614) 532-4576
Nationwide Representation

When the Payments Stop - Getting Help After a Ponzi Scheme

For many Ponzi scheme victims, there is no sign that anything is wrong with an investment until the payments stop, and you can’t seem to reach the broker or advisor who promoted it. Unfortunately, Ponzi schemes are designed to be hard to spot. Oftentimes, victims receive faked “account statements” and even a few payments to enforce the illusion of legitimacy and success. If you became the victim of a Ponzi scheme, you’re definitely not alone—even very experienced investors have been lured in by this kind of ultra-slick scheme.

What to Do When the Payments Stop

If you have stopped receiving payments or otherwise suspect you have become the victim of a Ponzi scheme, these should be your first two steps:

  1. Gather all the documentation that you have about the investment. This might include account statements, bank statements, the prospectus, correspondence with your advisor, and contact information related to the account.
  2. Get in touch with an experienced Ponzi scheme lawyer. An attorney who is experienced with Ponzi scheme and investment scam cases can help you go over the documentation, file a complaint, and take steps to recover your losses.

The securities fraud attorneys with Meyer Wilson have represented hundreds of clients across the nation in FINRA mediation, arbitration, and litigation, and we would be happy to review your case in a completely free, no-obligation consultation. Please reach out to us today by phone or get started by requesting our FREE book, Five Signs of Investment Fraud …And What to Do if it’s Happened to You.

The information contained in The Firm’s posts on its blog, fraud alerts, investigations or elsewhere on the site is based upon information obtained from other sources including, but not limited to, news outlets and federal, state, and regulatory agency filings. All suspects and subjects of postings herein are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law or administrative action and any and all crimes are alleged until a court or regulatory agency finds otherwise .

Share This Story
If you found the information provided by this article useful, consider sharing to your social media channels to help others in their search for reliable resources.
Consult with Our Legal Team
There is never a cost associated with a consultation
Atlanta Office

945 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 2275
Atlanta, GA 30326
Columbus Office

305 W. Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
Meyer Wilson
New Orleans Office

900 Camp Street 
Suite 337
New Orleans, LA 70130
Los Angeles Office

2029 Century Park East,
Suite 400N
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Cleveland Office

4781 Richmond Rd.
Suite 400
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Bloomfield Hills Office

41000 Woodward Ave.,
Suite 350
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Quick Links
The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the site without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from an attorney licensed in the recipient's state. Read More
The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.
Read More
chevron-down linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram