Identity Theft Handbook: Detection, Prevention, and Security

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 10, 2009 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
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Not a week goes by when identity theft isn t mentioned in the media or that a Congressional outcry isn t heard about this unrelenting crime. The first authoritative book on identity theft, Identity Theft Handbook is written by a career professional who has spent over 25 years investigating and preventing identity theft in both the public and private sectors. Its rich real-world content includes interviews with government and private sector thought leaders. As well, the costs of identity theft, future trends, and prevention guidance is discussed. For investigators, auditors, and managers.
 

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Contents

HOW IT ALL BEGAN 13
13
HOW IDENTITY THEFT OCCURS
27
STUDENT LOAN FRAUD AND THE THEFT OF IDENTITY
45
NIGERIAN CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES
57
METHAMPHETAMINE THE MAILS AND CHECK WASHING
73
THE VIOLENT SIDE OF IDENTITY THEFT
85
MEDICAL IDENTITY THEFT
97
FAKE IDS
113
THE SAN DIEGO EXPERIENCE
191
THE RICH THE FAMOUS AND THE DEAD GET NO PEACE
205
IDENTITY THEFT GOES GLOBAL 221
221
PRIVACY AND DATA BREACHES
239
IDENTITY THEFT RESEARCH
263
THE CENTER FOR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
277
21 RULES YOU MUST USE
295
FUTURE OF IDENTITY THEFT
313

LEGISLATION AND CRIMINAL STATUTES
129
LAW ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS
151
TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS AS VICTIMS AND PERPETRATORS
163
VICTIMS AND VICTIMIZATION
177
Appendix DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE IDENTITY
329
Index
339
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Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP, has been fighting fraud and corruption for 40 years in various roles in law enforcement, consulting, and the corporate sector. He is currently the Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations for IPSA International, a global risk advisory firm. His extensive experience include conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporate management and boards, FCPA and anti-bribery compliance, litigation consulting, due diligence, and corporate compliance design and implementation. He previously served as the Director of Financial Integrity at Microsoft Corporation. This highly acclaimed fraud prevention and anti-corruption compliance program that he founded and led continues to be a model for other global companies. Mr. Biegelman is a sought-after speaker, prolific author, and the recipient of the prestigious Cressey Award bestowed by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners for lifetime achievements in the detection and deterrence of fraud.

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