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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “pyramid scheme”

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pyramid scheme

noun [C]
 
US
a way of deceiving investors (= people giving money to acompany hoping to get more back) in which money that a company receives from new customers is not invested to their advantage, but is used instead to pay debts owed to existing customers
金字塔型投資(公司從新客戶處蒐集資金並非是為了他們的利益投資,而是用於清還舊帳的一種欺騙投資者的方式);老鼠會
Fraud and corruptionFinancial investments and the stock market
(Definition of pyramid scheme from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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