Learn From the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds How Not to Be A VictimBook - 2016
"Drawn from the personal experience of dozens of victims, including the author's own encounters, Scammed exposes the most prevalent consumer and money scams lurking in modern society. With so many people falling prey to a wide variety of frauds due to increasing vulnerability on the anonymous Internet, an exposé has never been timelier. This recounts the stories of victims of over two dozen different types of scams, and what they did to recover. These scams include: auto repair industry scams Insurance industry scams, housing industry scams and real estate house flip scams, home repair scams, counterfeit products, phony job offers, phony publishing and film producing offers, phony investments, phony money scams from scamsters asking for help, and many others. The chilling tales and details of these scams are interspersed with the wisdom of how each one can be dealt with and avoided. Readers will take away from the shocking stories confidence that they have gained the knowledge and preparedness to avoid being scammed"--www.bibz.com.
Publisher: New York : 2016. Allworth Press,
Branch Call Number: ANF 364.163 SCOT
Characteristics: vi, 267 pages ; 23 cm