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Professor Byrne Quoted in Forbes

Professor James Byrne's comments were included in a recent Forbes article that looked at why smart investors are sometimes duped in shaky investment schemes.

We Wuz Robbed! Why the smartest investors make the dumbest decisions, Forbes, December 12, 2005. By Daniel Fisher with Lea Goldman.

Excerpt:
"'At some point everyone becomes committed, when we go over the line, and we're part of this and we have to make it work,' says James Byrne, professor of commercial law at George Mason University.'Once I have put my life savings into this thing, I'm saying "Dear God, it can't go wrong." Then you're in denial.'"