The Scam

The Scam
Author: Debashis Basu,Sucheta Dalal
Publsiher: South Asia Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 1993
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: UOM:39015032758651

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An attempt to analyze the events of the alleged scandal which took place in the Indian stock market during 1992.

The Little Black Book of Scams

The Little Black Book of Scams
Author: Industry Canada,Competition Bureau Canada
Publsiher: Competition Bureau Canada
Total Pages: 44
Release: 2014-03-10
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781100232409

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The Canadian edition of The Little Black Book of Scams is a compact and easy to use reference guide filled with information Canadians can use to protect themselves against a variety of common scams. It debunks common myths about scams, provides contact information for reporting a scam to the correct authority, and offers a step-by-step guide for scam victims to reduce their losses and avoid becoming repeat victims. Consumers and businesses can consult The Little Black Book of Scams to avoid falling victim to social media and mobile phone scams, fake charities and lotteries, dating and romance scams, and many other schemes used to defraud Canadians of their money and personal information.

The Scam

The Scam
Author: Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2016-06-07
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780345543172

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Nicolas Fox is a charming con man and master thief on the run. Kate O’Hare is the FBI agent who is hot on his trail. At least that’s what everyone thinks. In reality, Fox and O’Hare are secretly working together to bring down super-criminals the law can’t touch. Criminals like brutal casino magnate Evan Trace. Evan Trace is running a money-laundering operation through his casino in Macau. Some of his best customers are mobsters, dictators, and global terrorists. Nick and Kate will have to go deep undercover as high-stakes gamblers, wagering millions of dollars—and their lives—in an attempt to topple Trace’s empire. It’s a scam that will take Fox and O’Hare from the Las Vegas strip, to the sun-soaked beaches of Oahu’s North Shore, and into the dark back alleys of Macau. Their only backup—a self-absorbed actor, a Somali pirate, and Kate’s father, an ex-soldier who believes a rocket launcher is the best way to solve every problem. What could possibly go wrong?

Scam Me If You Can

Scam Me If You Can
Author: Frank Abagnale
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-08-27
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780525538974

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Are you at risk of being scammed? Former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me If You Can Frank Abagnale shows you how to stop scammers in their tracks. Maybe you're wondering how to make the scam phone calls stop. Perhaps someone has stolen your credit card number. Or you've been a victim of identity theft. Even if you haven't yet been the target of a crime, con artists are always out there, waiting for the right moment to steal your information, your money, and your life. As one of the world's most respected authorities on the subjects of fraud, forgery, and cyber security, Frank Abagnale knows how scammers work. In Scam Me If You Can, he reveals the latest tricks that today's scammers, hackers, and con artists use to steal your money and personal information--often online and over the phone. Using plain language and vivid examples, Abagnale reveals hundreds of tips, including: • The best way to protect your phone from being hacked • The only time you should ever use a debit card • The one type of photo you should never post on social media • The only conditions under which you should use WiFi networks at the airport • The safest way to use an ATM With his simple but counterintuitive rules, Abagnale also makes use of his insider intel to paint a picture of cybercrimes that haven't become widespread yet.

The Scam

The Scam
Author: Jr Malerba
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2007-11
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780595457519

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Detective Vince Bianco had no idea what he was getting himself into when he agreed to investigate the disappearance of a prominent Long Island bank vice president. He discovers that the missing bank officer had become part of an elaborate bank fraud perpetrated by one of the bank's own clients. But when the client turns up dead - the victim of a mob style hit, the investigation takes a new twist. The trail leads to the bosses of two notorious New York crime families suspected in a rash of thefts from air cargo warehouses at JFK International Airport. After an air cargo employee is found brutally murdered, a connection is made between his murder and the bank scheme. Determined to crack the case, Vince sets out to find the missing bank officer, break up the ring responsible for the airport thefts, and bring the two Mafia bosses to justice.

Outsmarting the Scam Artists

Outsmarting the Scam Artists
Author: D. Shadel
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2012-01-30
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781118240076

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A practical guide to avoiding the most common scams, from a fraud-fighting expert U.S. consumers lose billions of dollars each year to scam artists—and the next victim could be you. While anyone can be targeted, many victims are older. In AARP's Outsmarting the Scam Artists, renowned fraud-fighter Doug Shadel offers practical advice for consumers who want to protect their money as well as the financial assets of their parents and families. Despite the rise of scams, many people are embarrassed to admit they've been victimized. The author helps break the cycle of shame by including accounts from the people who've been scammed as well as tips from a surprising source: convicted con artists who reveal how they've defrauded people like you. Get practical tips to combat all kinds of scams, from simple lottery tickets to non-existent oil and gas deals and religious ponzi schemes Learn how to protect yourself by securing your mailbox and fraud-proofing your trash Get inside the head of sophisticated scam artists to discover how you can become the type of individual they avoid Scammers are everywhere. But with Outsmarting the Scam Artists in hand, you can protect yourself and your money.

The Scam Traders

The Scam Traders
Author: Stanley E. Asia
Publsiher: Just My Best Publishing Company
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2005-09
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781932586374

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If you walk around the street expecting to find a scammer, you'll never find one until the scammer makes a fool of you, then you will know that they exist. 'There are hours when crime pays, when stolen waters are sweet, and punishment although lame, will come.' Crimes originate from the hearts of men. Crime can lead to many circumstances such as murder, imprisonment, and death. This novel explains how the advance fee fraud is executed based on both the testimonies of victims and perpetuators. It exposes the cunning of the perpetuators and the greed of the victims. The advance fee fraud is believed to have originated in West Africa during the 1970s, otherwise called the 419 scam after the Nigeria criminal code. It has spread throughout other parts of the world in spite of warnings by various security agents. An average fraudster believes and understands the rule of the scamming game. The terrain for the game isn't a place for truth, but for dupe. The rule of the game is characterized by, love, hope, fear and faith. The fraudsters see themselves as heroes and not criminals, unless ill luck catches up with them. Even then, they never agree that they did anything wrong.

The Scam List

The Scam List
Author: Kurt Dinan
Publsiher: Crime Spree Books
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-08-03
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9781734912715

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Meet the best teen con artist team around. Boone McReedy: high school conman, smooth-talking charmer, and the idiot who just got scammed out of $15,000 of his mom's money. Darby West: ass-kicker, straight-shooter, and Boone's ex-girlfriend. Now, they must team up to save their parents' business, one con at a time. That is if they don't kill each other first. As he did in his award-winning debut, DON’T GET CAUGHT, Kurt Dinan brings laughs, twists, and heart to THE SCAM LISTS’ funny world of teen con artists, exes, and outrageous five-dollar bets.