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Walled In
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
When her father is accused of fraud, seventeen year old Vandy Spencer discovers her entire life has been built on a heart-shattering deception. Seventeen year old Vandy Spencer lives like a princess. Sheltered by her wealthy family, she happily makes plans to spend a fantasy before-college gap summer with her gorgeous boyfriend.
Healer: The Controversial and Supernatural Life of John G. Lake Book 1. 1912-1923
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The newest book on John G. Lake features material not seen in nearly 100 years. Hundreds of hours of research in archives, under old buildings and in the living rooms of people who actually knew him, bring additional insights found in this expanded version. The book includes both positive and negative views on Lake, so that the reader can make an informed decision about the man and his ministry.
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.
Through the Baltic Looking-Glass. Part 6
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Series: Through The Baltic Looking-Glass, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
PART 6 of my historical Through the Baltic Looking-Glass. Theatre des Noctambules. Mysterious murders, in the city as well as in the countryside, but Oscar Graf and his cousins got some news of their missing mother, at long last. Detective story about the case of faked objects of art. The mysterious Lord Aboleo invites Oscar Graf to a party at his mansion in Red Abbey Road.
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: $2.99 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: $7.99 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.