Bernard Madoff masterminded a Ponzi scheme that spanned more than two decades and defrauded thousands of investors of an estimated $64 billion. How exactly did he pull it off? How are his misdeeds impacting the financial services industry? And, more importantly, what can investors do to avoid falling victim to similar investment scams?

Mike McCann addressed these topics during a presentation to the Risk Management Association’s Arizona Chapter on October 8, 2009.

Click the link below to download McCann’s PowerPoint presentation on how to avoid investment fraud, a la Bernie Madoff. Download RMA presentation