Inland REIT Execs Cooked Up $185M Ponzi Scheme, Suit Says

By Dan Prochilo (March 22, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT) -- A group of Inland American Real Estate Trust lnc. investors lodged a derivative suit in Illinois court Thursday that seeks billions in damages from the company's principals, alleging they ran a $184.8 million Ponzi scheme by paying shareholders with capital rather than profits or returns on investments....

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