The Resource You can't cheat an honest man : how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever, James Walsh, (eBook)

You can't cheat an honest man : how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever, James Walsh, (eBook)

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You can't cheat an honest man : how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever
Title
You can't cheat an honest man
Title remainder
how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever
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James Walsh
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Language
eng
Summary
This book takes an investigative look at the reasons why Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds are thriving today. It closely examines why over 100,000 Americans are suckered into the schemes every year. Using dozens of memorable case studies, from Charles Ponzi's original scam in the 1920s to the elaborate New Era philanthropy fraud of the 1990s, the book scrutinizes the mechanics behind these deceptive plots. It considers the underlying factors, financial and psychological, that pump life into the scams. It also takes a close look at regulatory rules and other legal issues. Most importantly, it describes the modern variations that perpetrators and swindlers use to sell their schemes. Tips are offered to detect schemes and respond when they occur. The book aims to educate consumers and make them aware of how financial scams work.--From publisher description
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N$T
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unknown
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1964-
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Walsh, James
Dewey number
381.34
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eBooks from EBSCOhost
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  • Consumer protection
  • Fraud
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Electronic books
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You can't cheat an honest man : how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever, James Walsh, (eBook)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=5906
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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  • Includes index
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multicolored
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tsl-ebsco08615
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (354 p.)
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online
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remote
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(OCoLC)42854823
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You can't cheat an honest man : how Ponzi schemes and pyramid frauds work and why they're more common than ever, James Walsh, (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=5906
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
  • Includes index
Color
multicolored
Control code
tsl-ebsco08615
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (354 p.)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42854823

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