Don't fall for it : a short history of financial scams / by Ben Carlson
By: Carlson, Ben.Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2020Description: vii, 179 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781119605164.Subject(s): Fraud | CrimeOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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No one sells miracles -- How to sell anything -- Fast money -- It's the end of the world as we know it -- Sleight of hand -- When success doesn't translate -- When fraud flourishes -- The siren song of new technologies -- The seductive power of FOMO -- Type I charlatan -- Type II charlatan -- Fooled by intelligence -- How gullible are you? -- The easiest person to fool -- Six signs of financial fraud.
Regales the history of sensational scams and financial fraud throughout history, and offers real-life stories and valuable insights to help both individuals and organisations avoid being caught up in it.