Meet the Man Who Pulled Off the Biggest Scam in History

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Thoughty2 (Arran) is a British NOlocalr and gatekeeper of useless facts. Thoughty2 creates mind-blowing factual videos about science, tech, history, opinion and just about everything else.
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  • Thoughty2
    Thoughty212 dager siden

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  • fuzzywzhe


    3 dager siden

    This doesn't have anything to do with the Federal Reserve or ECB. Hardly the "biggest scam in history". The biggest scam in history is people work for a currency that has no value and can be printed at will by the people that control its creation.

  • Meditation Awaken U

    Meditation Awaken U

    7 dager siden

    Nice video, but you made a big mistake at the beginning. Nigeria still has monarchy, Kings, Queens and Real Princes

  • Gernot Schrader

    Gernot Schrader

    9 dager siden

    Thanks for this beautiful prediction of our future. --- One might ask now why was Ponzi a villain, his system works worldwide, perhaps just because he was a emmigrant and didn't licked the proper boots, respectively he disturbed and made their own scamming based on exactly the same snowball-system (as we say in German) obvious. Schneeball-System, makes by the word obvious what it is, Ponzi is just a name of just one small chess piece using the methods which was already used. Fine they found one to put the blame on. Not that i like to say he was trustworthy, i don't trust in nice dresses because i made them. --- The so called Libertarians in the USA point on the national scamming a lot, finally they point on a single family but i would never go this far, it's not one family and the name doesn't matters, there are many envolved in this world wide scam, this world wide snowball-system. Pretty sure remnants of the nobles in Europe are envolved in it, but that's only 10% of the truth, maybe less. An well litle me i say even everyone who invests in bonds is part of this scam. Small ones just shoot in their own knees byit and don't recognize it, unfortunately, but they help to keep the scam running. --- Bonds was once a good thing, Tycoons could finance large projects with otherwise wouldn't have been possible. But it soon turned to a scam, to a ponzi-system, because since long we don't invest in projects, we invest in what promises most profit, no matter what that is, best if i don't have to produce anything because that costs and lowers my profit, resp. of the shareholders. It's absolutely the same if one takes a close look at it. The most profit i have of a snowball-system, if i let it crash and can get away soon enough - the rest is bitten by the dogs. We make a lot of money but all in all it makes us only poorer each day. For a couple of valueless zeros in front of the floating point. Money has no value without a product or service. It's just a counter, a valueless number. Sure it makes one rich in his lifetime, but then? Schönenberg - "not a single stone is left of the once prospering community" Why do we do this to our children? Why do we take away the future from them? --- Because we are stupid and blinded by the gloss of fresh melted silver. Didn't knew that but the German word "Silberblick" which describes now one squints on one eye, has it's roots in the stare one gets if he looks onto fresh melted still liquid silver, it blinds, it makes you crazy and sick in mind, as old folks say. Pretty much it is because they realized what power it gives to them, this is the sickness they have already it's not caused by the silver only released by it. And a lot of zeroes in front of the floating point releases the same mind sickness in some. Small chess pieces as well as the big players. Money corrupts. --- Me i don't get it, numbers have no value to me, it was always a bit a problem for me. Numbers are counters and tell nothing about the value. "Gernot how much values SFr 1 if i make SFr 2 of it?" "-?-" "50 cents Gernot, 50 cents!" This i understood well. They believe and claim that it is a profit but in reality it's a splitting of the value, a splitting of the work behind. As i said that might work well for me, it might work well for a certain time, for many generations even. Exactly until the value is split to near to Zero. --- Easy as A, B, C A) But no problem each time the value is split to zero we start a little war and can reset the shit. B) And start again to split it down until we reached exactly the same point. C) Return to paragraph A) --- Don't you all think that is quite stupid of us? Running in circles. OK one could claim it won't matter. Well it's just the power of our earth is limited, with each pass we rob more of that. Apart from that it is really stupid as stupid can be. But what can you expect of those with the "certain mark around nose and chin" except pure stupidity? Can't even proper walk and talk, ts. "brbll bl bl bl glglgl", lol Isn't Magdalena Martullo-Blocher a fine example for this? Pardon me but she is. She even't can't speak proper Swiss German, but leads a big company and thinks that she has an IQ higher as Einstein. She found her way into politics, one who couldn't walk and talk proper. Daddy told her that she has, he believes that of himself because he made a lot of money with scamming. Proper said he sells industry like it would be used cars and destroys it in this manner. He's rich now the Industry is dead therefore. But folks here in Switzerland claim he's a patron, a good patron even. They mix always the bank account with intelligence. As richer one is as more intelligent he must be. Spit! Arran, never say they are extincted, they still are alive i can see and smell them. --- And because money and gold and numbers don't mean a shit to little me, some claim i'm a sorcerer. I just have to look out the window of my little cabin on the hill.

  • John Connor

    John Connor

    9 dager siden

    Social evolution has a cancer and it’s called the monetary system. Our entire economical paradigm is a threat to the ecological and social stability. Ditching the cruel system in favor of something new is no longer a matter of mere ideological preference but rather one of species wide existential necessity. THEZEITGEISTMOVEMENT.COM THEVENUSPROJECT.COM Today we have access to highly advanced technologies. But our social and economic system has not kept up with our technological capabilities that could easily create a world of abundance, free of servitude and debt.

  • CKS


    10 dager siden

    JP Morgan and fractional reserve banking makes the Ponsi scheme looks like a side hustle of dice on a NY street corner , Trillion ~Quadrillion dollar scam

  • Evan Kyze
    Evan Kyze23 timer siden

    The seamless segway actually cracked me up. Thanks for the good videos!

  • xNikolai09x .0
    xNikolai09x .0Dag siden

    I thought this was about biden

  • Lazors [GD]
    Lazors [GD]Dag siden


  • Dr. James Olack
    Dr. James OlackDag siden

    Great stuff.....i did not know that! Thanks for the upload. ✌️🇺🇸✨

  • Stimulus Dragon
    Stimulus DragonDag siden

    Oh, I thought this was a video about tRump....

  • Thommy Sides
    Thommy Sides2 dager siden

    Ahhh I thought this video was going to be about Joe Biden. His election steal is the biggest of all time!!!

  • Bram Casteur
    Bram Casteur2 dager siden

    I thought it would be about Biden

  • chris sibersky
    chris sibersky2 dager siden

    I thought you his was about Joe Biden judging by the title.

  • col403
    col4032 dager siden

    Is Bitcoin a Ponzi scheme ?

  • Logic Plague
    Logic Plague2 dager siden

    (sees title) Joe Biden?

  • my name
    my name2 dager siden

    i went to sleep watching a thoughty vid and woke up half way through a different thoughty vid

  • JoolzThePirate
    JoolzThePirate2 dager siden

    Doing a video on joe Biden so soon is Uber brave buddy.... oh you’ve done one on the second largest scam not the election fraud of 2020. Love your book by the way

  • Bum
    Bum3 dager siden

    Gotta love how he tells you that if something is too good to be true then it's probably what it is. And then he proceeds to explain "trends" to teach me how to capitalise on new markets. Credibility 0

  • Brian Winegar
    Brian Winegar3 dager siden

    Ponzi has a bobblehead how many other criminals have one a go big or go home

  • Alfonso Garcia
    Alfonso Garcia3 dager siden

    Hilarious how it starts off talking about things being to good to be true. Then cutz to "trends is an absolute gold mine" lol love it

  • poop jeans
    poop jeans3 dager siden

    And here I thought the biggest scam in history was the Rothchilds convincing England that Napoleon won the battle of waterloo, to buy up most of London at rock bottom prices.

  • grumpybill
    grumpybill3 dager siden

    Joe Biden.

  • Curtis Warren BTW STOP BEGGING
    Curtis Warren BTW STOP BEGGING3 dager siden

    That moustache is a BUSH. You're scamming our eyes!

  • Thomas Lucas
    Thomas Lucas3 dager siden

    His name is Walther Street. Wall for short.

  • Daniel Godfrey
    Daniel Godfrey3 dager siden

    My cousin and friend from high school got sucked into it. Tried to get me in it. Not buying it.

  • LibertyMatrix
    LibertyMatrix4 dager siden

    Judging from the title, I thought this video was about Biden and the 20202 election.

  • Russell Lukenbill
    Russell Lukenbill4 dager siden

    Doesn't really hold a candle to the people who founded the Federal Reserve System, but hey, you did say meet the man, and not the group of men, so there ya go.

  • Brad Smithy
    Brad Smithy4 dager siden

    Is this video about Bill Gates?

  • TrondPrinsen
    TrondPrinsen4 dager siden

    Ehm.. That is FAR from the biggest scam in history. It's happening right now

  • Jek Porkins
    Jek Porkins4 dager siden

    Nevermind I thought this was about Joe Biden

  • Amy
    Amy4 dager siden

    I was expecting this video to be about religion.

  • ChuckPlaysGames
    ChuckPlaysGames4 dager siden

    i assumed this was gonna be about a rothschild....

  • Carlos Andrés
    Carlos Andrés4 dager siden

    Pretty disturbing thumbnail though

  • Procent Składany
    Procent Składany4 dager siden

    14:02 Am I the only one who noticed how similar Ponzi was to Thoughty2 ???

  • D ZG

    D ZG

    4 dager siden


  • Tata


    4 dager siden

    He is one of those immortal celebrities :D



    4 dager siden

    haha :) so true

  • Marq Goldberg
    Marq Goldberg4 dager siden

    Trump pulled off the biggest scam in history. But it looks like he may be headed to NY prison.

  • gwchestnu1
    gwchestnu14 dager siden

    Umm nooo he did not...Trump did that

  • TheSprinklerNinja
    TheSprinklerNinja4 dager siden

    I expected it to be about potato biden

  • Jeremiah Alexander
    Jeremiah Alexander4 dager siden

    Oh snap! You mean this isn’t about Anthony Fauci?

  • Keith Ho
    Keith Ho4 dager siden

    Is Social Security a Ponzi scheme?

  • Nick Mattio
    Nick Mattio4 dager siden

    L. Ron Hubbard brainwashing the world Scientology was a religion

  • Reverie's End
    Reverie's End5 dager siden

    What's the difference from today's unicorn companies?

  • TheHuewe43
    TheHuewe435 dager siden

    How is the main character in this not Former Vice President Joe Biden?

    JAKEATSTATF3ARM •.•5 dager siden

    Hi 42 👋 lol

  • fattsyful
    fattsyful5 dager siden


    THE SOSC5 dager siden

    If you're furthering wondering what a ponzi scheme is its those NOlocal ads that promise to teach you a unique skill that you only need 15 minutes of your time and an email to participate, usually they ask for money later and then sell your email info

  • Jim Wolfgang
    Jim Wolfgang5 dager siden


  • Brady Kirk
    Brady Kirk5 dager siden

    Meet the Man Who Pulled Off the Biggest Scam in History...Biden

  • James Charles 2020
    James Charles 20205 dager siden

    7:00- What is 4.23USD inflated ty today's currency ?? 13.10, 😉 !!

  • Senpai TM
    Senpai TM5 dager siden

    Doesanyone still think bitcoin is a scam? Omg

  • Tom Sokolowski
    Tom Sokolowski5 dager siden

    By far the biggest scam in history is happening globally right now

  • Jonathan Rogler
    Jonathan Rogler5 dager siden

    Well, I guess that was no skin off his back 😉

  • Oflameo
    Oflameo5 dager siden

    We also call them Madoff schemes.

  • Tony Bryan
    Tony Bryan5 dager siden

    Could you please Describe the difference between social security and a ponzi scheme. Isn't insurance of any kind the same thing? How is any of it legal? If insurance isn't a ponzi scheme it's at the very least gambling. Isn't forcing someone to Gamble immoral? How can an immoral act be enforced by law?

  • fubar2231
    fubar22315 dager siden

    I thought this was about biden.

  • Chayan Sharma
    Chayan Sharma5 dager siden

    If he was caught how was it biggest scam

  • Eco Mouse
    Eco Mouse5 dager siden

    I would have never given my money to a man named "Made Off" - Big red flag right there.

  • CypHeR_ DusT
    CypHeR_ DusT5 dager siden

    I thought the video ended before the ad. Close one...

  • lll-B0Dl3D-lll
    lll-B0Dl3D-lll5 dager siden

    kinda surprised he never mentioned joe biden

  • Daynger
    Daynger5 dager siden

    Am I high or his shirt a cartoon

  • Cheetylicious meow meow
    Cheetylicious meow meow5 dager siden

    I have a story...guy pretended he owned parking lot downtown Toronto..made millions and retired in South of France at 50😎

  • Steve Surber
    Steve Surber5 dager siden

    Oops... I thought this was about Biden and the 2020 election!

  • joe Duca
    joe Duca5 dager siden

    The US social security system (witch has no money in it) makes Madoff look like a boy scout

    DESTROYER X5 dager siden

    Thanks for The update love You❤

  • soul_in_a_fishbowl
    soul_in_a_fishbowl5 dager siden

    Social security is a Ponzi scheme

  • TRXSHG59
    TRXSHG596 dager siden

    thought you were gonna talk about frank ocean :\

  • gamecoolguy619
    gamecoolguy6196 dager siden

    Coronavirus vaccine advertised as one and only solution is the largest con to date...

  • reallyMiNTY
    reallyMiNTY6 dager siden

    The biggest “known” scam.

  • Tarun
    Tarun6 dager siden

    Somehow I thought Ponzi was behind "trends"

  • The Real Boy Wonder
    The Real Boy Wonder6 dager siden

    You're describing Bitcoin and crypto currencies

  • Mothimatical Videos
    Mothimatical Videos6 dager siden

    Where's Thoughty1

  • TheMuffinMan
    TheMuffinMan6 dager siden

    I thought this was gonna be about the Escobar scam

  • Kirk Poland
    Kirk Poland6 dager siden

    Reminds me of the social security administration

  • Tuhin Mondal
    Tuhin Mondal6 dager siden

    So Colleges are same

  • Jessa Figmanteyshun
    Jessa Figmanteyshun6 dager siden

    Always interesting videos sir 🤔

  • speedy pete
    speedy pete6 dager siden

    I thought this was about jo Biden.

    IAMDIMITRI6 dager siden

    That's what happens at 50% interest. But what will happen if you are running that scam at 5% interest? Will the scam crash every 8-10 years?

  • J Davis
    J Davis6 dager siden

    No Joe Biden is the biggest scam!

  • Adeyemi Olusegun
    Adeyemi Olusegun6 dager siden

    There are monarchs in Nigeria 🇳🇬

  • D R
    D R6 dager siden

    Jill Biden is a MAN??

  • TheGankednoob
    TheGankednoob6 dager siden

    Pretty sure the biggest scam is social security. It will go bust when the boomers retire and draw trillions in unfunded liabilities.

  • John Howard
    John Howard6 dager siden

    Some of you WISH this was a scam. What would you think would happen if an ex-Interstate Scammer 'sold his soul' to the Big Death Spirit of Kings Canyon???

  • Raymx slapped y'all
    Raymx slapped y'all6 dager siden

    14:31 haha him and his mom just got the same eyes

  • Raymx slapped y'all
    Raymx slapped y'all6 dager siden

    I didn't know grafting went back that far

  • Raymx slapped y'all
    Raymx slapped y'all6 dager siden

    and his cousin fogazi

  • Dreddlockz
    Dreddlockz6 dager siden

    Thoughty2 after hours of research to invoke intriguing thought and pondering from his viewers His viewers: hAhA mOuStAcHe

  • TheDjnatronic
    TheDjnatronic6 dager siden

    Sorry Thoughty2 but Biden pulled off the biggest scam in history, I was expecting to see a story about the 2020 election.

  • Teemu
    Teemu7 dager siden

    Plot twist the man who pulled off the biggest scam in history is Thoughty2 him self. Okay maybe I should just watch the video.

  • Robert Thomas
    Robert Thomas7 dager siden

    Then there's Bernie Madhoff. He makes Ponzi look like an amateur. Then there's Al Gore and his fake global warming that somehow paying him a whole bunch of money will solve. Lot of people believe that one.

  • KAY B 14
    KAY B 147 dager siden

    any country with pension insurance?

  • adam adam
    adam adam7 dager siden

    And I thought this was about Biden stealing the election.

  • Jeff Lanham
    Jeff Lanham7 dager siden

    Of course the United States government does THE EXACT SAME THING with OUR $$$$ i.e. social security.....without permission and as much as they please with no recourse. As a matter of fact, if you DON’T PAY INTO THEIR PONZI SCHEME.......YOU GO TO PRISON!!! Think about that for a bit.

  • Stivan Cameron
    Stivan Cameron7 dager siden

    I didn't actually watch the video, but I'm assuming its about bill gates, al gore and "climate threat"?

  • Jim Grady
    Jim Grady7 dager siden

    Saw the title and thought this would be about Joe Biden

  • Greg Freiberg
    Greg Freiberg7 dager siden


  • cypresscustoms
    cypresscustoms7 dager siden

    United States social security program....the ultimate Ponzi scheme.

  • Steve Barker
    Steve Barker7 dager siden

    Who owns the film rights to this?💲💲💲

  • paper burn
    paper burn7 dager siden

    T thought this was about Trump

  • Yoda Rded
    Yoda Rded7 dager siden

    we should call them made-off schemes now. Bernie's was bigger and the pun works.

  • sam
    sam7 dager siden

    The guy who is pulling the biggest scam is Bill the poison pusher! Its going on right now!

  • Defund the BBC
    Defund the BBC7 dager siden

    I thought it was Kill Gates

  • chris austin
    chris austin7 dager siden

    Sounds like social security

  • Brad R
    Brad R7 dager siden

    This is about Star citizen right?!

  • Roonasaur
    Roonasaur7 dager siden

    6:09 Did you just f*ing say "placate" with a soft c?????? What is this world coming to.

  • Alabar3000
    Alabar30007 dager siden

    Video about Ponzi schemes. Video sponsored by Trends. Hmmmmmm