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Money chain schemes are back with a vengeance. Many have reportedly made millions thanks to them, but an equal number may have failed in the game -- even been scalded in the process. Recently a Mumbai-based operator was nabbed in Kochi on a charge of having cheated hundreds of investors to the tune of crores of rupees. Whether it is called multi-level marketing or business-to-business deals, they make bitter losers out of many players. Do you think the laws should have more teeth to check the culprits and save the victims.

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