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Esquema Ponzi: como tirar dinheiro dos incautos
Series: Riscografia. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
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.
Hoaxers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Kearny and Donny MacGregor are famous hoaxers whose lineage can be traced to a long line of conmen and tricksters. Hours before the brothers perform a successful crop circle hoax, they are approached about creating an earth light hoax for the mayor of Stony Creek, the Bigfoot capital of northern California. Hilarity ensues.
English for Scammers
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00)
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
Carl of the Bells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
Modern Cons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What would it feel like to be raised by a skilled con artist? Would you know when she was pulling a con on you?
Losing It: Ten Easy Steps to Losing a Fortune on the Stock Market
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Stock market investing
(5.00)
Do you have money to burn? Are you over-taxed, bored or self-destructive? Looking for a way to wipe out your savings and lower your standard of living as conventionally understood by today's happening urbanite? Then this is the e-book for you!
Pushover (Iris Thorne Mysteries Book 5)
Series: Iris Thorne Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Iris is intrigued when her ex-fiancé Todd invites her to investigate a new venture in risky post-Soviet Russia, plus she has personal business to settle with him. Soon after she meets Todd in Moscow, he's gunned down in front of her. Horrified, she returns to the comfort of L.A. with Todd's ashes which she's agreed to deliver to his sister. She learns that Todd's deadly legacy could destroy her.
ExtraLife, Inc.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
David Wolfson, a Jerusalem scientist, claims to have found the cure for cancer. Richard, a Tel Aviv attorney, can’t resist the temptation to participate in the discovery of the century and it takes a first death to make him doubt that something in the project is not what it seems. Following clues that take him abroad, Richard finds more answers than he wished for. But he just can't stop looking.
Live Forever or Die Trying: The New World Vision of Alexei Chekhov
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Join R on his quest for immortality as he searches for and meets the inventor of a device that may hold the secrets to everlasting life, but the dark price of $29.95 he must pay for those secrets may just be too high indeed...
The Pavement Gardener
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00)
Mara and Callum each come to London to find work—and find each other. They delve ever deeper into the murky and dangerous world of urban fight gambling—challenging Callum’s understanding of who he is and what he wants from life. The gripping conclusion reveals the unpredictability of human nature and how revenge can be a double-edged sword. A story of desire, human frailty and self-realization.