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

Author: Doug Shadel
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012.
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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 & mdash;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  Read more...
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Shadel, Doug, 1957-
Outsmarting the scam artists.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
(DLC) 2011050802
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Shadel
ISBN: 9781118240076 1118240073 9781118227022 1118227026 9781118264676 1118264673
OCLC Number: 770696955
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Inside a fraudulent boiler room --
Ether: the con man's central strategy --
The stages of fraud --
Exploiting ego: the oil & gas scam.
Responsibility: Doug Shadel.

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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  Read more...

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