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William "520%" Miller (The Ponzi Files)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Muse Creations Inc vanessa@oltmann.ca. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
New York investors of 1899 discovered the hottest financial opportunity of the year thanks to a 21 year old man struggling to support his sick wife and baby. Learn about the 19th Century fraudster who conned 13,000 people of over $1 million dollars. The full story behind this classic Ponzi scheme might never have been known if it weren’t for a New York District Attorney's memoirs of crime.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Money Farm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Two brothers develop a model for sabotaging the value of listed equities in order to profit from short selling. First, the vulnerable companies are identified and then the erstwhile non-existent shares are sold into the market. There follows one or another form of criminal manipulation of the value of the company's stock price whereupon the "non existent" shares are repurchased with profits.
Healer: The Controversial and Supernatural Life of John G. Lake Book 2 1924-1935
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Part two of this book on Lake includes more interview coverage from those who knew him as well as additional historical coverage of the man and his ministry found in no other books. Interviews, articles, sermons and more bring John G. Lake's story to life. Brett Wyatt spent hundreds of hours actually speaking with friends, family and parishioners of Lake.
Major Bank Fraud Cases - A Critical Review
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
As a timely reminder for all Bankers and those involved in critically examining bank fraud cases this book traces out what went wrong in each of the Major Bank Fraud cases, what was the modus operandi and what were the major deviations which facilitated this fraud and learning points based on the experience gained in critical examination of more than 150 cases. 50 case studies are discussed.
Esquema Ponzi: como tirar dinheiro dos incautos
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Series: Riscografia. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
O negócio de investimento em criação de avestruzes (Avestruz Master) e os fundos de investimento de Bernard Madoff são exemplos de um tipo de fraude denominada Esquema Ponzi. Em 1920, nos Estados Unidos, Charles Ponzi afirmava poder arbitrar entre taxas de câmbio e instrumentos postais, com um retorno de 400% por operação. As filas de interessados no investimento cresciam. Ponzi ficou milionário.
Source; Greed, Power, Revenge, or is it Economic Terrorism?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Tom is an accomplished journalist and lead features writer at Global Weekly’s London office. He’s an unhappily married workaholic seeking to advance his career. Sally is single, ambitious and independent. Visiting from Australia, she’s chasing the same story. Each is eager to research alleged wrongdoings at Royal National Bank, exposed by a series of whistleblower revelations. It must be sabotage.
Rescued Runaway
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Price: Free! Words: 117,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cassie finally had enough with her step-father's unwanted attentions. But life on the street wasn't any easier. Especially when it rained. Frank spotted Cassie from his hotel window and decided she needed help. But neither of them were really expecting that they'd be married the following day.
The Great Fraud
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Series: The Silencer, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Charles William Finchley made his fortune selling novelty products of questionable value via ads in the backpages of pulp magazines. He is on his way to becoming a millionaire, until his business practices put him in the crosshairs of the Silencer, a pulp hero come to life to fight crime in the streets of 1930s New York. And the Silencer is not pleased about Finchley's business practices.
Breached
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Detective James Raker meets up with an old high school classmate. Their reunion, however, is interrupted by murder. Gunned down is state dam inspector Norm Dennison who dies before he can prove to the homeowners around Lake Hannah that Vernon Brost, a developer, has launched an elaborate scheme to defraud them.