Internet Fraud Casebook: The World Wide Web of Deceit

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Joseph T. Wells
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 408 pages
Real case studies on Internet fraud written by real fraud examiners

Internet Fraud Casebook: The World Wide Web of Deceit is a one-of-a-kind collection of actual cases written by the fraud examiners who investigated them. These stories were hand-selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive, enlightening and entertaining picture of the many types of Internet fraud in varied industries throughout the world.

  • Each case outlines how the fraud was engineered, how it was investigated, and how perpetrators were brought to justice
  • Topics included are phishing, on-line auction fraud, security breaches, counterfeiting, and others
  • Other titles by Wells: Fraud Casebook, Principles of Fraud Examination, and Computer Fraud Casebook

This book reveals the dangers of Internet fraud and the measures that can be taken to prevent it from happening in the first place.

 

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Contents

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE?
13
Contents
17
CARS CARDS CHEMICALS AND CRAYONS
31
DANGEROUS DIET
51
DONT MESS WITH TEXAS
69
HOTWIRE
81
DOUBLE PLAY
97
NOTSOPRECIOUS METALS
113
KEEPING IT ALL IN THE FAMILY
225
NO SECURITY IN ONLINE ADVANCE FEES
237
THE G I HACKER
245
THE WRONG SUSPECT
253
DRIBBLING ON THE INTERNET
261
BEHIND THE MASK
269
ONLINE PHARMACY
279
THE PORN PROCUREMENT PROCESS
291

DASTARDLY DESIGN
133
CLOSE QUARTERS
151
HACK PUMP AND DUMP
171
THE SHERWOOD BOYS
187
THE BROKEN NEST EGG
197
ONE MORE LAP TO GO
207
DEATH AND TAXES
217
GAMBLING ON A PROFIT
299
THE BIG BROTHER HE NEVER HAD
315
THE BUSINESS OF MAKING MONEY
333
CYBER PSYCHO
349
WIRE TRANSFERS FROM NOWHERE
369
Index
383
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Dr. JOSEPH T. WELLS, CFE, CPA, is the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world's largest anti-fraud organization. Mr. Wells writes, researches, and lectures to business and professional groups on fraud-related issues. He has authored seventeen books and scores of articles. His writing has won numerous awards, including the top articles of the year for Internal Auditor magazine and the Journal of Accountancy. The American Accounting Association previously named him Accounting Education Innovator of the Year for his pioneering work in fraud examination education.

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