Scammed

Learn from the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds How Not to Be a Victim

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About The Book

Drawn from the personal experience of dozens of victims, including the author's own encounters, Scammed exposes the most prevalent consumer and money scams lurking in modern society. With so many people falling prey to a wide variety of frauds due to increasing vulnerability on the anonymous Internet, an exposé has never been timelier. This recounts the stories of victims of over two dozen different types of scams, and what they did to recover. These scams include:

Auto repair industry scams
Insurance industry scams
Housing industry scams and real estate house flip scams
Home repair scams
Counterfeit products
Phony job offers
Phony publishing and film producing offers
Phony investments
Phony money scams from scamsters asking for help
And many others

The chilling tales and details of these scams are interspersed with the wisdom of how each one can be dealt with and avoided. Readers will take away from the shocking stories confidence that they have gained the knowledge and preparedness to avoid being Scammed.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Allworth (October 11, 2016)
  • Length: 276 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781621535034

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