When real estate becomes junk real estate

How do banks and insurance companies finance usuriously overpriced real estate? Scrap real estate is a topic for up to more than two million affected investors. The Investors’ Council says: “Only invest in investments that you understand yourself”. This applies to the timing of investments and the ongoing monitoring of capital investments. More often, experts […]

Tax liability for the snowball system and for fictitious returns

Total losses fall under non-taxable assets and are not deductible. Snowball systems have been the order of the day in Germany for decades. Typically, high-yielding, even supposedly bank-guaranteed, investments are offered. Or the investor is sold shares, gold, diamonds or commodities that do not exist. The providers of such investment models often falsify asset certificates […]

Liability despite total loss

– What are the liability risks for investors, advisors and intermediaries?   German investors lose up to more than 40 billion euros annually on capital investments. Time and again, public prosecutors or insolvency administrators are interested in whether the calculation of returns or the practices in balance sheets and accounting have been all too creative […]