THE ART OF THE STEAL: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR BUSINESS FROM FRAUD, AMERICA'S #1 CRIME

THE ART OF THE STEAL: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR BUSINESS FROM FRAUD, AMERICA'S #1 CRIME

By: Abagnale, Frank W.

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The world-famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me if Yo u Can now reveals the mind-boggling tricks of the scam trade-with advice th at has made him one of America's most sought-after fraud-prevention experts . "I had as much knowledge as any man alive concerning the mechanics of forge ry, check swindling, counterfeiting, and other similar crimes. Ever since I 'd been released from prison, I'd often felt that if I directed this knowle dge into the right channels, I could help people a great deal. Every time I went to the store and wrote a check, I would see two or three mistakes mad e on the part of the clerk or cashier, mistakes that a flimflam artist woul d take advantage of. . . . In a certain sense, I'm still a con artist. I'm just putting down a positive con these days, as opposed to the negative con I used in the past. I've merely redirected the talents I've always possess ed. I've applied the same relentless attention to working on stopping fraud that I once applied to perpetuating fraud." In Catch Me if You Can, Frank W. Abagnale recounted his youthful career as a master imposter and forger. In The Art of the Steal, Abagnale tells the r emarkable story of how he parlayed his knowledge of cons and scams into a s uccessful career as a consultant on preventing financial foul play-while sh owing you how to identify and outsmart perpetrators of fraud. Technology may have made it easier to track down criminals, but cyberspace has spawned a skyrocketing number of ways to commit crime-much of it untraceable. Businesses are estimated to lose an unprecedented $400 billion a year from fraud of one sort or another. I.

Title: THE ART OF THE STEAL: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR BUSINESS FROM FRAUD, AMERICA'S #1 CRIME

Author Name: Abagnale, Frank W.

Categories: General,

Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group: 2002

ISBN Number: 0767906845

ISBN Number 13: 9780767906845

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000045871