How Con Games Work

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Kensington Publishing Corporation, 1995 - Social Science - 236 pages
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Describes typical con men and classic confidence games, discusses chain letters, fake medicines, and swindles, and gives advice on how to avoid being victimized

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Contents

EVERYBODY LOVES AN OUTLAW
1
WHO CAN BE A MARK?
17
ITS A LIVING
31
CLASSIC CONS
67
IN THE PRIVACY OF YOUR OWN HOME
97
BUNCO ROMANCE
123
SPIRITUAL BUNCO
143
THE GREAT PYRAMID
161
MEDICAL QUACKERY
189
GLOSSARY
217
SELECTED SOURCES
225
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About the author (1995)

Henderson is an environmental engineer and lawyer who has been fly-fishing since he was in the fifth grade.

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