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The Little Black Book of Scams

By Industry Canada,Competition Bureau Canada
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Competition Bureau Canada
  • Isbn : 1100232400
  • Pages : 44
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 387
  • File Pdf: the-little-black-book-of-scams.pdf

Book Summary:

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.

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  • File Pdf: money-for-nothing.pdf

Book Summary:

Do you want to manage your cashflow better and get rid of financial stress? Do you put finance products such as health insurance and mortgages in the too-hard basket? Money for Nothing is a call to action to wise up, get smart and get your finances in order. Complete this 12-week financial fitness program and discover how to make substantial savings running into the thousands! Learn how to: get better deals, cut fees and other unwanted charges from your daily spend, and redirect your money where it' most important to you understand your financial profile and how to get the best value for money when choosing your essential finance products shop around using the latest research from CANSTAR and other comparison sites. By breaking down the jargon and busting the fine print on everything from mortgages, car loans, personal loans and health insurance to car insurance, credit cards, superannuation, tax and much more, Justine Davies helps you make good choices on the key financial products and services in your life. Justine Davies is a financial planner, journalist, author and blogger who loves educating people about money.

Anatomy of a Ponzi Scheme: Scams Past and Present

By Colleen Cross
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Slice Publishing Mystery and Thriller Books
  • Isbn : 0987883542
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : True Crime
  • Reads : 606
  • File Pdf: anatomy-of-a-ponzi-scheme.pdf

Book Summary:

The unputdownable true crime financial thriller and instant #1 bestseller Wall Street sell-offs and stock market meltdowns aren't the worst that can happen... What if you're invested in a Ponzi Scheme? It can happen to you... Market volatility, financial upheaval, and economic uncertainty are the main catalysts for Ponzi scheme collapse--and financially ruined investors. Politics, global instability, trade wars and volatile stock markets can all be catalysts for a financial meltdown. When markets collapse, fraud, Ponzi schemes and other investment scams are exposed, but usually too late to get your money back. Are you and your money protected? Can you spot a Ponzi scheme? Most people don't know that they're caught in a fraudulent investment until it's too late. At best they lose their retirement funds, college funds, and nest eggs. At worst, they are financially ruined. You owe it to yourself and your family to learn how to spot and avoid Ponzi schemes and protect your money. Most of the 10 biggest Ponzi schemes collapsed during the Great Recession and financial crisis. Today's financial markets are even more volatile, with catalysts providing exactly the right conditions to trigger a Ponzi scheme collapse. Unwitting investors will be financially ruined and left holding the bag. The next massive Ponzi scheme collapse will surprise both veteran investors and financial experts alike, and will dwarf Bernard Madoff's massive $50 billion fraud during the 2008 financial crisis. Will you be a victim of the greatest fraud of the 21st century, or will you be prepared? Don't fall prey to the next wolf of Wall Street. You will be surprised to learn you are probably already invested in one of these schemes, either directly or indirectly as part of your mutual fund, pension fund, hedge fund or other investments. Many innocent victims suffered financial ruin simply because they didn't spot the Ponzi scheme red flags and warning signs until it was too late. Knowledge is power, and by following a few simple steps you can protect yourself and your money. You'll also discover exactly how Bernard Madoff, Scott Rothstein, Tom Petters and others defrauded investors for years, and how they ultimately got caught. Get Anatomy of a Ponzi today so you can protect yourself and keep your investments safe! A #1 New York Times bestseller business book from investing expert and CPA Colleen Cross. This exposé of the Wall Street underworld of tax havens and shady investment scams will both shock you and inform you as you prepare for the next Wall St. market meltdown... New York Times Bestselling author Colleen Cross is a CPA and personal finance expert who writes action-packed financial and legal thrillers, true crime and white-collar crime. What readers are saying: "Hands down the best investing book I have read in years. The practical advice and real-life stories are eye-opening and scary." "Fascinating how history always repeats. Great reading!" 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By MENDELL, Ronald L.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Isbn : 039809201X
  • Pages : 242
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 882
  • File Pdf: how-to-do-financial-asset-investigations.pdf

Book Summary:

With the blinding speed at which the gSmartphone Ageh came upon the investigative profession, asset investigation remains putting together a puzzle from the multiple pieces: public records, online evidence, news accounts, print documents, and human sources. Emphasizing the importance of public records and the resources of the Internet, this fifth edition concentrates on research techniques. These methods make considerable use of websites, libraries, periodicals, and government documents with a constant theme of correlating data from different open sources. This new edition remains the predominant primer on how to find assets to satisfy judgments and debts, but it now also includes significant focus on the emerging underground economy and the gshadowh financial domain. The text explores the connections between stolen credit card information, the gambling sector, money laundering, and the role a subject may play in a larger criminal enterprise. The book also addresses organized crimefs impact on the Internet and financial transactions in cyberspace, as well as the impact of portable digital devices on civil and criminal investigations and the new challenges for investigators working through the electric labyrinth, including the Deep Web and the Dark Web. This edition also includes a very helpful glossary that defines terms introduced throughout the text and an appendix that provides a checklist for traditional and nontraditional asset investigations. This fifth edition seeks to provide an essential understanding of the digital forensics and mobile digital technologies as it steers private investigators, collections specialists, judgment professionals, and asset recovery specialists in undertaking legal information collection in a most challenging age.

Online Marketing - The Shark Attack

By Dan Moskel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dan Moskel
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 136
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 368
  • File Pdf: online-marketing-the-shark-attack.pdf

Book Summary:

Wanterpreneurs, excuse makers, and those desperate to be liked, beware, we’re living in a brave new economy and the rules have changed. This book is a blunt revelation of the mysterious world of online marketing, that’s often hidden behind pocket protectors, braces, and sniffling acne faced computer geeks. In this book, you’ll be empowered with the skills, knowledge, and the glorious pathways to create passive, recurring traffic, leads, clients, and customers, all in pursuit of maximum profits. You see, online marketing is all about creating systems, and funnels, that’ll pump new clients, leads, and money into your pockets, even while your sleeping and on vacation. There’s three parts of this gospel, in the first, we’ll discuss, the pillars of selling online, including lead generation, direct response, branding, and more. In the second part, we’ll go through the weapon chest of media, both paid and free traffic weapons including: - Search engine optimization … or getting your website to show up in Google, Yahoo, and Bing - Pay per click advertising - The display and content network - Social media - Video marketing - Email marketing - The unpaid sales force - Marketplaces to sell your goods - On demand publishing - And the secret weapon In the third and final section, we’ll discuss the formula to selling online, including: copywriting, benefits and features, the price escalation pyramid, and setting up automatic sales funnels. This gospel is the special sauce to online marketing, and the proven profit producing strategies, that’ll pump big piles of cash into your bank account, and faster than you ever thought possible, or believed was legal. You see, starting in 2006, as a college dropout, with no silver spoons, or financial resources, I’ve earned millions of dollars online, and have worked with clients all over the world, including many Fortune 500 companies. In fact, at one point, we were spending so much money with Google, they invited us out to tour their campus. You may have even seen me on national TV, in my own infomercial, on A&E, Comedy Central, NatGeo, and more. It’s awesome to say, I’ve appeared on ESPN with LeBron James, even if we weren’t playing basketball together. On a side, this was using online marketing. Are you ready to achieve maximum profits, and become the Shark in your market? Awesome, and you’re in for an extra special treat. As a free bonus, we’ve created a video series, to give you a peek over my shoulder, into how precisely to deploy these online marketing weapons, and traffic avenues, to bring big piles of cash to your business, simply visit and sign up. You’ll also be invited to attend an upcoming live SEO for small business, training event, this is how to get your website the free, natural, and organic search engine traffic. And wait, it get’s even better, for the first 250 people, you’ll get a custom Shark Attack Marketing Plan, a $197.00 value, this is a step by step, detailed plan that’ll take you from being a minnow to becoming the SHARK in your market. Full details on page 132.

The Black Book

By James Patterson,David Ellis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Isbn : 0316464147
  • Pages : 324
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 978
  • File Pdf: the-black-book.pdf

Book Summary:

The "thrilling" #1 New York Times and USA Today bestseller (Karin Slaughter): when three bodies are found in a Chicago bedroom, a black book goes missing . . . and the city has never been more dangerous. Billy Harney was born to be a cop. As the son of Chicago's chief of detectives with a twin sister on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Teaming up with his adrenaline-junkie partner, Detective Kate Fenton, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers. A horrifying murder leads investigators to an unexpected address-an exclusive brothel that caters to Chicago's most powerful citizens. There's plenty of incriminating evidence on the scene, but what matters most is what's missing: the madam's black book. Now with shock waves rippling through the city's elite, everyone's desperate to find it. As Chicago's elite scramble to get their hands on the elusive black book, no one's motives can be trusted. An ingenious, inventive thriller about power, corruption, and the secrets that can destroy a city, The Black Book is James Patterson at his page-turning best.

Handbook of Frauds, Scams, and Swindles

By Serge Matulich,David M. Currie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn : 9781420072860
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Law
  • Reads : 669
  • File Pdf: handbook-of-frauds-scams-and-swindles.pdf

Book Summary:

It has been said that scammers and swindlers often display characteristics commonly attributed to good leadership. These include setting a vision, communicating it clearly, and motivating others to follow their lead. But when these skills are used by unconscionable people to satisfy greed, how can the average person recognize that foul play is afoot? Providing a unique account of frauds throughout modern history, Handbook of Frauds, Scams, and Swindles: Failures of Ethics in Leadership compiles narratives from around the world, including a number of highly-publicized cases. Leading financial and investigative experts have authored the individual chapters, yet the book maintains a reader-friendly style. The result is a text that is highly engaging and most importantly, provides regulators and investigators with an understanding of the motivations and behavior common to the individuals behind these life-damaging crimes. The book includes a wealth of stories, including famous cases such as Ponzi, ZZZZ Best, Enron, Parmalat, and Vivendi, along with lesser-known scandals involving both corporations and individuals. There is also a section on frauds perpetrated for motives other than financial rewards, including instances when the government performed experiments on humans without their knowledge or consent, as well as stories on frauds involving science and religion. A section detailing the Arthur Anderson debacle discusses the compounding of a fraud when the supposed watchdog plays a complicit role. And recognizing that not every issue is black or white, the book also explores whether a hoax perpetrated in the name of a noble cause can ever be justified. By reviewing the tactics used by swindlers and the motivations that turned good people crooked, investigators and others will come to recognize the red flags that accompany unscrupulous behavior. In doing so, they may well learn how to head off potential disaster.

Le petit livre noir de la fraude

By Industrie Canada,Bureau de la concurrence du Canada
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bureau de la concurrence du Canada
  • Isbn : 0660217880
  • Pages : 44
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 778
  • File Pdf: le-petit-livre-noir-de-la-fraude.pdf

Book Summary:

L’édition canadienne du Petit livre noir de la fraude se veut un petit guide pratique offrant une foule de renseignements sur la façon de se protéger des diverses fraudes les plus communes. Il détruit certains mythes répandus au sujet des fraudes, fournit des coordonnées utiles pour les signaler aux autorités compétentes et offre une procédure pas à pas qui aidera les victimes à réduire leurs pertes et leur évitera de se faire avoir à nouveau. Les consommateurs et les entreprises auront profit à consulter Le petit livre noir de la fraude pour éviter de tomber victime de fraudes par les médias sociaux et les téléphones cellulaires, de faux organismes de bienfaisance et de fausses loteries, de fraudes relatives aux services de rencontre et de nombreux autres stratagèmes employés pour soutirer l’argent ou les renseignements personnels des Canadiens.

White Ashes

By John D. Moulton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 149177150X
  • Pages : 738
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 960
  • File Pdf: white-ashes.pdf

Book Summary:

Rachael Farrington is sitting on a riverbank when young Jason Beauvale wanders into her life. The two become inseparable, but Rachael’s mother is suspicious of the boy; he’s wealthy and, for reasons of her own, she has no trust for him and his kind. As the couple become closer, Jason shares a secret: Many years earlier he witnessed his father escape, badly injured, under a hail of bullets. He doesn’t know why it happened, or if his father survived, or why his mother then chose a life in hiding, refusing to speak much of him or their past lives again. These are mysteries that haunt the boy and which he aches to resolve. In an ironic twist, as the young couple battle against those determined to end their passionate relationship, they are confronted by the very forces that lurked in Jason’s past. In the turmoil that follows, loved ones soon face abduction, imprisonment and death, as an unscrupulous organization, known as The Syndicate, seeks to fulfill a long-outstanding resolution to which Jason unwittingly becomes the key. The fight for justice falls to Rachael, but with high-ranking police corruption working to defeat her, how can she alone bring The Syndicate down?

A Fool's Diary

By Neil Hutchison
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Proglen Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Isbn : 6167817014
  • Pages :
  • Category : Humor
  • Reads : 604
  • File Pdf: a-fool-s-diary.pdf

Book Summary:

A hilarious romp through a year of expat living in Pattaya, Thailand. Imagine leaving the comfort zone of your home, family and friends to venture into the unknown. Imagine discovering an alien paradise only to realize that here, you are the alien who has to try to fit into your new environment. Imagine stumbling through a year of discovery among a tapestry of blunders and imagine that, all the while, you don't have a clue what you are doing. That takes a lot of imagination! ... but not for The Fool. By the author of the best selling Money Number One, this book is the third in a trilogy of titles following "The Fool in Paradise" theme. In this instance, "Paradise" refers to the Kingdom of Thailand and "The Fool", of course, is the author. The first in the series, A Fool in Paradise, was published in November 2003. It is a collection of 39 short stories about life in Thailand with particular attention to the entertainment scene in Pattaya. The second, A Fool is Back, came out in December 2004 and contained a further 32 stories along a similar vein, concentrating on fun and humour. Finally, after many delays due primarily to the bone laziness of the author, A Fool's Diary is born. More than a collection of tales, it chronicles a year in the life of a simple man; sometimes insightful, sometimes philosophical, but always with a dry wit that takes no prisoners.

The Fool is Back

By Neil Hutchison
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Proglen Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Isbn : 6169082577
  • Pages :
  • Category : Humor
  • Reads : 798
  • File Pdf: the-fool-is-back.pdf

Book Summary:

The study of human stupidity is not a new science but it certainly makes fascinating reading. An interesting thing about the human race is that if there is a way to screw up, someone will eventually stumble upon it. Enter the fool. By the author of the Pattaya best seller Money Number One and the updated Money Still Number One, this the sequel to A Fool in Paradise, adding a further 32 stories to the colourful tapestry that is Pattaya, Thailand. In the opinion of many people including the author, Pattaya is the most wonderful place on the planet. As with A fool in Paradise, the stories are all true or based on true events. 'A Brief History of Pattaya' takes a lighthearted look at what the history books don't tell you whereas 'Miss Goodbar' offers advice to foreign men on how to choose, woo and cohabit with their Thai dream girl. 'Boys at Play' is the unofficial, unauthorized and unholy account of one holiday of lifetime. When you take six mischievous Aussie mates, add ten days of unsupervised freedom and put them together in South East Asia's number one party town, you get a true adventure of unbelievable proportions; full of fun, laughter, love, sex and tragedy. Why tragedy? Because none of them could ever speak about it, except amongst themselves. Apart from one photograph, this remains the only record of their tale. So pull up a chair, take your shoes off and relax. For your reading pleasure, The Fool is Back!