Scammed how to save your money and find better service in a world of schemes, swindles, and shady deals by Christopher Elliott

Cover of: Scammed | Christopher Elliott

Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in Hoboken, NJ .

Written in English

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  • Fraud,
  • Public opinion,
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • Swindlers and swindling,
  • Corporations,
  • Computer crimes

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-206) and index.

Book details

StatementChristopher Elliott
LC ClassificationsHV6695 .E37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25314078M
ISBN 109781118108000
LC Control Number2011032040

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