Few names are as notorious as Ponzi in the world of finance. Who was the man behind the name that would become synonymous with the fraudulent investment operation? On this episode of hiSTORY, Glenn looks at the life of Carlo Charles Ponzi, and what turned this Italian-born businessman and son of a postal worker into one of the most despised men of finance.
Watch the video below for a sneak peak and answers to these revealing questions:
• What return on investment did Ponzi's scheme promise?
• What skill did Charlie's mother know he possessed that made him hard to believe?
• What was his uncle's advice on how to make it big after he flunked out of school?