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Fraud fighter : my fables and foibles

Author: Joseph T Wells
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
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A collection of insightful, poignant, and humorous stories from Dr. Joseph Wells, the world's foremost fraud expert?with gutsy revelations of his own past mistakes. From his dysfunctional childhood in rural Oklahoma; his service in the U.S. Navy; a brief stint in public accounting followed by a career in the FBI; and founding the world's largest anti-fraud organization, Wells' colorful life experiences were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wells, Joseph T.
Fraud Fighter : My Fables and Foibles.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Named Person: Joseph T Wells; Joseph T Wells
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph T Wells
ISBN: 9781119200376 1119200377 9780470636756 0470636750 1283239353 9781283239356 9780470636763 0470636769 9780470636770 0470636777
OCLC Number: 747408886
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)
Contents: The apprentice --
Learning the ropes --
My earliest years --
Journeyman --
Busting more crooks in Gotham --
Jackson here i come --
My own master --
A new start --
Self-directed, wells & associates --
Founding a profession --
Vision of a new breed of fraud fighter --
Looking back and looking ahead --
The global fight against fraud --
Forging alliances. Machine generated contents note: Prologue. --
CHAPTER 1 My First White-Collar Crime Case: Age 28. --
The Early Years: To Age Six. --
At Sea, Off Scotland: 19 Years Old. --
My Dysfunctional Youth: Ages 6-12. --
Fred G. Robin, III: Age 29. --
Living on Less: Ages 12-14. --
Robin's Rump Roast Rip-Off: Age 30. --
Not a Fashion Maven: Ages 13-15. --
CHAPTER 2 Midland: Age 28. --
Being Dirt-Poor in the Land of Poor Dirt: Ages 14-16. --
A Gang of Thieves: Age 29. --
Looking Beyond High School: Ages 15-16. --
The Suicides: Age 29. --
High School: Age 16. --
Kevin "KevBomb" Flint: Age 33. --
Falling in Love the First Time: Age 16. --
Roger Corday: Age 34. --
Falling Apart in High School: Age 17. --
Saved by Bill, Margaret and Tina. --
The Best Looking Girl in High School: Age 17. --
Losing My Credentials: Age 32. --
CHAPTER 3 Off to the Navy: Age 17. --
Jim Warner: Age 36. --
I Left My Heart: Age 18. --
Ireland: Ages 19-21. --
Back to Oklahoma: Age 22. --
Fooling Around: Age 23. --
The Packrat: Age 41. --
The First Marriage: Age 24. --
Going to College: Age 24. --
CHAPTER 4 Something's wrong at the CIA: Age 38. --
The Evil Weed: Age 25. --
The Wonderful World of Auditing: Age 26. --
Becoming a G-Man: Age 27. --
The FBI Academy: Age 27. --
My Second Marriage: Age 28. --
Down in the West Texas of El Paso: Age 29. --
CHAPTER 5 New York: Age 30. --
The New York Office. --
Herman Simon Klegmeir: Age 30. --
Edgar M. Brodine, Jr.: Age 31. --
The Payoff. --
Thinking like an Accountant. --
Enter the Okie: Age 31. --
John N. Mitchell, Crooked Lawyer. --
Lies, Lies and Damn Lies. --
CHAPTER 6 Jackson, Here I Come!: Age 33. --
William G. Burgin, Jr.: Age 34. --
George S. Sewell, Jr. --
James Beauregard Turner. --
Sally Mulcasey. --
Laying a Trap. --
Roxanne Hurley. --
Sally vs. Roxanne. --
Finally, a Break. --
Mata Hari. --
Complicated Relationships. --
My Next Move. --
Learning Development Corporation. --
Digging for Dollars. --
Predication. --
Fred St. John. --
Lay Down, Sally. --
Follow the Money. --
A Fishing Expedition? --
Flavous Lambert. --
Goodbye, Roxanne. --
Confronting Burgin. --
Mulcasey and Sewell. --
The Grand Jury. --
Meeting Judy the First Time: Age 34. --
The Burgin-Lambert Trial: Age 35. --
CHAPTER 7 Austin and Beyond: Age 35. --
Meeting Judy the Second Time: Age 36. --
The Love of My Life. --
Branching Out: Age 37. --
Ending my FBI Career: Age 38. --
CHAPTER 8 Wells & Associates: Age 38. --
The Capitol Fire: Age 39. --
Meeting Jim Ratley: Age 39. --
Ross Perot: Age 40. --
Getting in to Crime Prevention Education: Age 42. --
Death Row: Age 43. --
CHAPTER 9 Money for Nothing: Age 43. --
Max Vance: Age 44. --
Meeting Mike Lawrence: Age 44. --
Working for a Living: Ages 38-45. --
Dr. Donald R. Cressey: Age 40. --
CHAPTER 10 In a Dream: Age 44. --
The Certified Fraud Examiner: Age 45. --
Dr. Gil Geis: Age 45. --
Seminars, Conferences and More Seminars. --
The CFE Exam. --
The American Association of Forensic Experts. --
More Litigation: Age 46. --
CHAPTER 11 Expanding the Common Body of Knowledge: Age 49. --
The "Boy Wonder": Age 50. --
Learning from Crooks. --
Fifteen Minutes of Fame. --
Still Growing: Age 52. --
Staying Put. --
Moving Sideways: Age 53. --
Starting Some Serious Fraud Research: Age 54. --
An International Presence: Age 55. --
CHAPTER 12 Me, My Addictions and Me: Ages 14-63. --
Fear of Flying: Age 38-55. --
Jim Ratley's Hobbies. --
Soloing Again: Age 62. --
Crashing but not Burning. --
Adrenaline Junkie. --
Starting in Higher Education: Ages 58-62. --
The Cliff Robertson Sentinel Award: Age 62. --
The Law Enforcement Partnership: Age 63. --
The Good Life: Age 65. --
Writing, Writing, Writing: Ages 55-65. --
The Future: Age 65 and Up. --
Postscript. --
Index.
Responsibility: Joseph T. Wells.

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