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Outsmarting the scam artists : how to protect yourself from the most clever cons, Doug Shadel

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Outsmarting the scam artists : how to protect yourself from the most clever cons
Title
Outsmarting the scam artists
Title remainder
how to protect yourself from the most clever cons
Statement of responsibility
Doug Shadel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers information about the often sophisticated techniques that scam artists use to trick people out of their money and valuables, and how readers can use knowledge of these techniques to avoid becoming the victims of fraud
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957-
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Shadel, Doug
Dewey number
613.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HV6691
  • HV6691
LC item number
  • .S42 2012
  • .S42 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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American Association of Retired Persons
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  • Fraud
  • Swindlers and swindling
Label
Outsmarting the scam artists : how to protect yourself from the most clever cons, Doug Shadel
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Publication
Note
"AARP"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-184) and index
Contents
The scam artists' playbook -- Inside the con artist's mind -- Ether : the con artist's central strategy -- The stages of fraud -- Con artists in action -- Exploiting ego : the oil-and-gas scam -- Exploiting faith : the religious Ponzi scam -- Exploiting fear : the gold coin scam -- Exploiting boredom : the movie scam -- Exploiting the American dream : the business opportunity scam -- Exploiting hope : the lottery scam -- Exploiting credit : an interview with an identity thief -- How to fight fraud -- Who are the victims? -- Become a fraud fighter -- Fraud prevention that works -- Appendix A : the fraud-vulnerability quiz -- Appendix B : fraud-prevention resource list
Control code
sky245645099
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 191 p.
Isbn
9781118173640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011050802
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Outsmarting the scam artists : how to protect yourself from the most clever cons, Doug Shadel
Publication
Note
"AARP"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-184) and index
Contents
The scam artists' playbook -- Inside the con artist's mind -- Ether : the con artist's central strategy -- The stages of fraud -- Con artists in action -- Exploiting ego : the oil-and-gas scam -- Exploiting faith : the religious Ponzi scam -- Exploiting fear : the gold coin scam -- Exploiting boredom : the movie scam -- Exploiting the American dream : the business opportunity scam -- Exploiting hope : the lottery scam -- Exploiting credit : an interview with an identity thief -- How to fight fraud -- Who are the victims? -- Become a fraud fighter -- Fraud prevention that works -- Appendix A : the fraud-vulnerability quiz -- Appendix B : fraud-prevention resource list
Control code
sky245645099
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 191 p.
Isbn
9781118173640
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011050802
Other physical details
ill.

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