Masters of Deception: The Worldwide White-Collar Crime Crisis and Ways to Protect Yourself

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November 1996



"White-collar criminals continue to pick our pockets to the tune of $300 billion every year. These 'socially acceptable' criminals rob more from companies and individuals with a pen or key stroke than a street thug can plunder with a high-powered pistol." — from the Introduction In Masters of Deception, former special agent and intelligence officer Louis Mizell addresses the growing problem of white-collar crime in America. Using actual cases, Mizell exposes scores of perpetrators and their modus operandi, and offers invaluable advice on what to look for, how to avoid being a victim, and how to fight back. Praise for Louis Mizell and Masters of Deception "Mizell stands out as a true expert in crime and terrorism who earned his title fighting the bad guys in back alleys, courts, corporate suites, and the new global economy. No one else out there can match his knowledge of what the bad guys are doing and how." — James Grady, author of Six Days of the Condor and White Flame "Masters of Deception exposes little known facts that should be revealed to the unsuspecting public. Mizell may well be the next Ralph Nader in exposing the many ways innocent people are victimized by white-collar crime." — Dr. Richard Ward, Associate Chancellor and Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Chicago at Illinois White-collar crime is an alarming epidemic that has reached every big city and small town in America. Invading all sectors, from health care and religion to law and education, it claims millions of victims, and bilks taxpayers out of billions of dollars every year. In Masters of Deception, top crime expert Louis Mizell addresses this serious— andcostly— problem, exposing some of the most notorious offenders, and providing precautionary measures everyone should take to avoid being "taken to the cleaners." Leaving no get-rich-quick stone unturned, white-collar criminals strike from every angle. Whether they're doctor


Stealing Education. The Medical Maelstrom. Dishonest Lawyers. Cheating Charities. Insurance Fraud. The Religious Ruse. The Banking Mess. Appendix. Index.


LOUIS R. MIZELL, Jr., is a former Special Agent and Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Department of State. He has published five books on personal protection, including Street Sense for Parents and Street Sense for Seniors.
EAN: 9780471133551
ISBN: 0471133558
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1996
Seitenanzahl: 253 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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