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Published by Papillon Pubns .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fraud,
  • Scams,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11742711M
ISBN 100966596501
ISBN 109780966596502

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  7 The Lottery Ticket. In the lottery scam, con artists convince their intended victim to buy a worthless piece of the popularity of cell phones, cons provided forged newspapers as proof of the winning numbers, but these days, a fake hotline or website is used to seal the deal. Confidence tricks and scams are difficult to classify, because they change often and often contain elements of more than one type. Throughout this list, the perpetrator of the confidence trick is called the "con artist" or simply "artist", and the intended victim is the "mark". Advance fee fraud 24 False billing 26 3. Door-to-door scams 29 4. Investment and financial scams 35 Financial scams over the phone 36 Misleading share promotions 40 Real estate scams 42 5. Medical scams 45 Miracle cures 46 Weight loss 50 6. Internet scams 53 Spam 54 Modem-jacking 56 Online auctions 58 7. Self-employment scams   Revised in , this work covers diploma mills, gypsies and phony repair scams, restaurant scams, phony writer schools, credit card maneuvers, health club cons, automobile rip-offs, security scams, boiler room operations. Frauds. Deceptions and Swindles by Carl Sifakis ( pages, paperbound, $). This book is like a directory or who.

  It's also given new life to older cons and scams. This book organizes various rip-offs by type and severity. Then it explains how each type of scam works -- and how an ordinary person can recognize it before getting taken in. Drawing on interviews with law enforcement experts, victims and even crooks, this book gives readers a state-of-the-art Reviews: 3.   - Buy Scams & Swindles: Phishing, Spoofing, ID Theft, Nigerian Advance Schemes Investment Frauds: How to Recognize And Avoid Rip-Offs In The Internet Age book online at best prices in India on Read Scams & Swindles: Phishing, Spoofing, ID Theft, Nigerian Advance Schemes Investment Frauds: How to Recognize And Avoid Rip-Offs In The Internet Age book Author: The Silver Lake, Not Available (Na). Individuals and community organisations can place an order for hard copies of The little black book of scams by emailing @ or by contacting the Infocentre on We only deliver to addresses within Australia. Buy Scam!: A Survivor's Guide to Cons and Rip-offs By Steven Telfer. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN