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Richard Sugar publishes latest article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled “Watch out: Ponzi scheme on steroids”

Richard Sugar currently serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authoring a monthly column on issues involving money, taxes and the law, entitled, "A Spoonful of Sugar - Tastings of Money, Taxes and the Law."  Richard's most recent article, published on February 5, 2015, is entitled "Watch Out: Ponzi Schemes on Steroids" and explores the FirstPay Ponzi scheme - a particularly egregious act by a payroll service that left its victims subject to tax liability following the initial fraud.  The Pioneer Press is a weekly newspaper published by the Chicago Tribune which customizes editions particular to several Chicago suburban markets.  Richard's column has previously addressed numerous additional topics such as using your name as a luxury brand, examining the personal impact of new laws, comparing sales tax rates of various municipalities in the Chicagoland area, appreciating the Rule of Law, and reviewing common estate planning pitfalls encountered by celebrities.