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The Scam by Debashis Basu

Title The Scam
Author Debashis Basu
Publisher South Asia Books
Release Date 1993
Category Social Science
Total Pages 294
ISBN UOM:39015032758651
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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 Scam by Janet Evanovich

Title The Scam
Author Janet Evanovich
Publisher Bantam
Release Date 2015-09-15
Category Fiction
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780345543189
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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?

Title Outsmarting the Scam Artists
Author D. Shadel
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date 2012-01-30
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 208
ISBN 9781118240076
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Title The Little Black Book of Scams
Author Industry Canada
Publisher Competition Bureau Canada
Release Date 2014-03-10
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 44
ISBN 9781100232409
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Scam by Lesley Choyce

Title Scam
Author Lesley Choyce
Publisher Orca Book Publishers
Release Date 2016-04-26
Category Young Adult Fiction
Total Pages 144
ISBN 9781459811768
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Josh’s mother always had issues—with drugs and just getting by. And Josh has always been the one who kept them together. But when his mom dies, he really is on his own and must find a way to look after himself. On his way to his mother’s funeral he meets Lindsay, a cute girl who flirts with him but then steals his wallet. When he confronts her and tells her where he is going, she apologizes, returns his wallet and convinces Josh to let her accompany him to the funeral. So begins a complex relationship that changes both of their lives forever.

The Love Scam by MaryJanice Davidson

Title The Love Scam
Author MaryJanice Davidson
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date 2020-08-04
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781466855441
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Love Scam is a sweet and sassy romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author MaryJanice Davidson. Rake Tarbell is in trouble. When the fabulously wealthy and carefree bachelor wakes up horribly hungover in Venice, it’s not something that would normally be a problem...except he has no idea how he got there from California. Or who stole his wallet. Or who emptied his bank account of millions. Or who in the world is Lillith, the charming little girl claiming to be his long lost daughter. For the first time in his life, Rake is on his own and throwing Benjamins around aren’t going to solve his problem. Now if only the gorgeous, fun, and free-spirited woman who brought Lillith into his life was willing to help the situation... Claire Delaney finds Rake’s problems hilarious and is not in the least bit sorry of adding to them by bringing Lillith into the mix. A pretty Midwestern girl with a streak for mischief, Claire isn't the type to hang around with a guy like Rake. Even if he is drop-dead handsome and charming as all get-out. Even if he needs help and she has all the answers. But if this helps Lillith, she will go out of her way. And with a guy like Rake, she’s willing to bend her rules a bit for some fun. But when adventure-filled days turn to romantic nights as they search for answers, and someone starts following them through the streets of Venice, Claire realizes she's playing more than just a game. And maybe, just maybe, she isn't willing to let go of Rake or Lillith just yet.

The Book Of Scams by Rodney Hobson

Title The Book of Scams
Author Rodney Hobson
Publisher Harriman House Limited
Release Date 2016-02-01
Category Business & Economics
Total Pages 176
ISBN 9780857195159
Language English, Spanish, and French
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These days fraudsters operate on a massive scale that was previously unimaginable. Thousands of people from all walks of life are relieved of billions of pounds each year. No-one knows the full scale of fraud because embarrassed victims often fail to report it. Despite all the press coverage, people keep falling for old tricks that often re-emerge in new guises. Scammers are ingenious, utterly ruthless and without conscience. Rodney Hobson, author of the best-selling beginners guide to stock market investing Shares Made Simple, has produced the first definitive guide to scams, categorising the different types, listing tell-tale signs and advising how to spot a fraudster and avoid becoming the next victim. This makes the basic principles behind each type of scam more recognisable and it shows how scams have evolved and re-emerged over time. Danger lurks for those unwary souls who part only too readily with their hard-earned cash and this book will help you be alert to the risks. It is also meant to entertain, as we learn to grudgingly admire as well as despise the ingenious crooks who lurk in the shadows.

The Scam List by Kurt Dinan

Title The Scam List
Author Kurt Dinan
Publisher Crime Spree Books
Release Date 2020-08
Category
Total Pages 266
ISBN 1734912707
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

The Scam by Bernard Ashley

Title The Scam
Author Bernard Ashley
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1997
Category City and town life
Total Pages 86
ISBN 1860394809
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Scammer S Yard by Jovan Scott Lewis

Title Scammer s Yard
Author Jovan Scott Lewis
Publisher U of Minnesota Press
Release Date 2020-10-27
Category Social Science
Total Pages 216
ISBN 9781452964362
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Tells the story of Jamaican “scammers” who use crime to gain autonomy, opportunity, and repair There is romance in stealing from the rich to give to the poor, but how does that change when those perceived rich are elderly white North Americans and the poor are young Black Jamaicans? In this innovative ethnography, Jovan Scott Lewis tells the story of Omar, Junior, and Dwayne. Young and poor, they strive to make a living in Montego Bay, where call centers and tourism are the two main industries in the struggling economy. Their experience of grinding poverty and drastically limited opportunity leads them to conclude that scamming is the best means of gaining wealth and advancement. Otherwise, they are doomed to live in “sufferation”—an inescapable poverty that breeds misery, frustration, and vexation. In the Jamaican lottery scam run by these men, targets are told they have qualified for a large loan or award if they pay taxes or transfer fees. When the fees are paid, the award never arrives, netting the scammers tens of thousands of U.S. dollars. Through interviews, historical sources, song lyrics, and court testimonies, Lewis examines how these scammers justify their deceit, discovering an ethical narrative that reformulates ideas of crime and transgression and their relationship to race, justice, and debt. Scammer’s Yard describes how these young men, seeking to overcome inequality and achieve autonomy, come to view crime as a form of liberation. Their logic raises unsettling questions about a world economy that relegates postcolonial populations to deprivation even while expecting them to follow the rules of capitalism that exacerbate their dispossession. In this groundbreaking account, Lewis asks whether true reparation for the legacy of colonialism is to be found only through radical—even criminal—means.

The Scam by Wayne Kniffen

Title The Scam
Author Wayne Kniffen
Publisher WestBow Press
Release Date 2020-08-05
Category Religion
Total Pages 112
ISBN 9781973698173
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Can you imagine anything more sobering than to live your entire life thinking you were “this person,” then discover at the end of your life you were actually “that person” instead? To make things more gut wrenching, you discover “that person” had a better life, and you never enjoyed the benefits and privileges that life offered. Most Christians will live their entire lives and never make the discovery of who Christ has made them to be. The Scam originates from the crucible of author Wayne Kniffen’s own experience. He spent thirty years pastoring local churches when the Holy Spirit began to reveal to him his true identity in Christ. Divided into three sections, this guide helps you find your way in life. In “The Connection,” Kniffen exposes you to the beginning of all things which came from God. “The Disconnection” discusses where humankind is and how we got here. “The Reconnection” shares the details of what God did, how he did it, and why he did it. In The Scam, Kniffen demonstrates that the reason most Christians don’t reign in this life is because they are victims of identity theft. We’ve been scammed, and we don’t know it. He insists it’s time we started living up to our calling.

The Scam by JR Malerba

Title The Scam
Author JR Malerba
Publisher iUniverse
Release Date 2007-11-09
Category Fiction
Total Pages 252
ISBN 0595900542
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

The Scam by Jr Malerba

Title The Scam
Author Jr Malerba
Publisher iUniverse
Release Date 2007-11
Category Fiction
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9780595457519
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

My Year Abroad by Chang-rae Lee

Title My Year Abroad
Author Chang-rae Lee
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2021-02-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 496
ISBN 9780698407046
Language English, Spanish, and French
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INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER “A manifesto to happiness—the one found when you stop running from who you are.” –New York Times Book Review “An extraordinary book, acrobatic on the level of the sentence, symphonic across its many movements—and this is a book that moves…My Year Abroad is a wild ride—a caper, a romance, a bildungsroman, and something of a satire of how to get filthy rich in rising Asia.” – Vogue From the award-winning author of Native Speaker and On Such a Full Sea, an exuberant, provocative story about a young American life transformed by an unusual Asian adventure – and about the human capacities for pleasure, pain, and connection. Tiller is an average American college student with a good heart but minimal aspirations. Pong Lou is a larger-than-life, wildly creative Chinese American entrepreneur who sees something intriguing in Tiller beyond his bored exterior and takes him under his wing. When Pong brings him along on a boisterous trip across Asia, Tiller is catapulted from ordinary young man to talented protégé, and pulled into a series of ever more extreme and eye-opening experiences that transform his view of the world, of Pong, and of himself. In the breathtaking, “precise, elliptical prose” that Chang-rae Lee is known for (The New York Times), the narrative alternates between Tiller’s outlandish, mind-boggling year with Pong and the strange, riveting, emotionally complex domestic life that follows it, as Tiller processes what happened to him abroad and what it means for his future. Rich with commentary on Western attitudes, Eastern stereotypes, capitalism, global trade, mental health, parenthood, mentorship, and more, My Year Abroad is also an exploration of the surprising effects of cultural immersion—on a young American in Asia, on a Chinese man in America, and on an unlikely couple hiding out in the suburbs. Tinged at once with humor and darkness, electric with its accumulating surprises and suspense, My Year Abroad is a novel that only Chang-rae Lee could have written, and one that will be read and discussed for years to come.

419 Scam by Charles Tive

Title 419 Scam
Author Charles Tive
Publisher iUniverse
Release Date 2006
Category True Crime
Total Pages 158
ISBN 0595413862
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The "419" scam is an aspect of transnational financial crime with a 'modus operandi' peculiar to the Nigerian swindler. The most recurrent type of transnational "419" scam is the "advance fee fraud". It is usually introduced in the form of a business contract, a transfer of stolen money or money from over-invoiced contract, the purchase of crude oil from Nigeria at a relatively cheap rate, and transfer of money left by a deceased person (will scam). In all situations, the victim is eventually lured into an endless period of advance fee payment. The "black money" scam is almost as popular as the advance fee fraud and is sometimes, practiced in continuation of advance fee scam. The victim is introduced to a large sum of money that needs to be cleaned by a special liquid solution. The victim parts with money upon the supposition that the black money would be cleaned and given to him. The con man gets away with the victim's money leaving him with a bunch of worthless papers. The 419 Scam business is not restricted to defrauding foreigners. There are two groups of con men in Nigeria: The local and the International "419ners". The local groups specialize in defrauding Nigerians while the more advanced International syndicates fish out victims from Europe, America, Asia and South Africa. The local ones eventually grow to international status after they have made enough money to acquire computers, facsimile and telephone lines and other gadgets necessary for the scam business. "Tive's insight of the perpetrators behind the advance fee fraud coupled with his knowledge on the topic show that he is a true authority on the subject."- Ralph A. Gonzales, Special Agent-in-Charge, United States Secret Service "This book by Charles Tive is an excellent portrayal of the 419 scam, its operators, and its basic operations."-Gary M. Gibson, Regional Security Officer, U.S. Consulate Lagos. ".is a scholarly but readable summary of the history of and methods used by Nigerian scam / 419 operations."-The 419 Coalition, USA.

The Scam by Janet Evanovich

Title The Scam
Author Janet Evanovich
Publisher Bantam
Release Date 2016-05-31
Category Government investigators
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9780345543172
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The fourth in the bestselling Fox and O'Hare suspense series that mixes humor from Evanovich and Goldberg's books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible

The Scam Hunter by Conor Woodman

Title The Scam Hunter
Author Conor Woodman
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2018
Category Criminal investigation
Total Pages 288
ISBN 1910463825
Language English, Spanish, and French
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One man's journey across the globe to meet the powerful gangsters, extortionists and fraudsters that rule the dark streets of our cities.

Title Cyber Frauds Scams and their Victims
Author Mark Button
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2017-07-14
Category Computers
Total Pages 232
ISBN 9781317395485
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Crime is undergoing a metamorphosis. The online technological revolution has created new opportunities for a wide variety of crimes which can be perpetrated on an industrial scale, and crimes traditionally committed in an offline environment are increasingly being transitioned to an online environment. This book takes a case study-based approach to exploring the types, perpetrators and victims of cyber frauds. Topics covered include: An in-depth breakdown of the most common types of cyber fraud and scams. The victim selection techniques and perpetration strategies of fraudsters. An exploration of the impact of fraud upon victims and best practice examples of support systems for victims. Current approaches for policing, punishing and preventing cyber frauds and scams. This book argues for a greater need to understand and respond to cyber fraud and scams in a more effective and victim-centred manner. It explores the victim-blaming discourse, before moving on to examine the structures of support in place to assist victims, noting some of the interesting initiatives from around the world and the emerging strategies to counter this problem. This book is essential reading for students and researchers engaged in cyber crime, victimology and international fraud.

Scam School by Brian Brushwood

Title Scam School
Author Brian Brushwood
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release Date 2013-07
Category Games & Activities
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9781620878545
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Presents photographs and step-by-step instructions for performing over eighty clever bar scams that include street cons, mind reading, and magic tricks.

Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

Title Trick Mirror
Author Jia Tolentino
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release Date 2020-07-14
Category Literary Collections
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780525510567
Language English, Spanish, and French
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "From The New Yorker's beloved cultural critic comes a bold, unflinching collection of essays about self-deception, examining everything from scammer culture to reality television."--Esquire "A whip-smart, challenging book."--Zadie Smith * "Jia Tolentino could be the Joan Didion of our time."--Vulture FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE'S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AND HARVARD CRIMSON AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review * Time * Chicago Tribune * The Washington Post * NPR * Variety * Esquire * Vox * Elle * Glamour * GQ * Good Housekeeping * The Paris Review * Paste * Town & Country * BookPage * Kirkus Reviews * BookRiot * Shelf Awareness Jia Tolentino is a peerless voice of her generation, tackling the conflicts, contradictions, and sea changes that define us and our time. Now, in this dazzling collection of nine entirely original essays, written with a rare combination of give and sharpness, wit and fearlessness, she delves into the forces that warp our vision, demonstrating an unparalleled stylistic potency and critical dexterity. Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self-delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives. This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly through a culture that revolves around the self. In each essay, Tolentino writes about a cultural prism: the rise of the nightmare social internet; the advent of scamming as the definitive millennial ethos; the literary heroine's journey from brave to blank to bitter; the punitive dream of optimization, which insists that everything, including our bodies, should become more efficient and beautiful until we die. Gleaming with Tolentino's sense of humor and capacity to elucidate the impossibly complex in an instant, and marked by her desire to treat the reader with profound honesty, Trick Mirror is an instant classic of the worst decade yet. FINALIST FOR THE PEN/DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL AWARD FOR THE ART OF THE ESSAY