How to smell a rat: the five signs of financial fraud

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Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2009].
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A timely guide to uncovering financial fraud

2008 and 2009 will be remembered for bear markets, a globalcredit crunch, and some of the largest investment scams ever. Butthese scams are nothing new, they've been repeated throughouthistory, and there will certainly be more to come. But the goodnews is fraudsters often follow the same basic playbook. Learn theplaybook, and know how to ask the right questions, and financialfraud can be easy to detect and simple to avoid.

In How to Smell a Rat, trusted financial expert KenFisher provides you with an inside's view on how to spot financialdisasters before you become a part of them. Filled within-depth insights and practical advice, this reliable resourcetakes an engaging look at recent and historic examples offraudsters, how they operated, and how they can be easily avoided.Fisher also shows you the quick, identifiable features of financialfrauds and arms you with the questions to ask when assessing amoney manager.

  • Prepares you to identify and avoid financials cams that couldinstantly destroy your wealth
  • Contains examples that highlight how financial frauds arecommitted
  • Provides questions everyone should ask before entering anyinvestment endeavor

With How to Smell a Rat as your guide, you'll learn howto protect your interests and assets from unnecessary losses.

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ix, 209 pages ; 24.
047052653X (cloth), 9780470526538 (cloth)


Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fisher, K. L., & Hoffmans, L. (2009). How to smell a rat: the five signs of financial fraud. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fisher, Kenneth L and Lara. Hoffmans. 2009. How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fisher, Kenneth L and Lara. Hoffmans, How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fisher, Kenneth L., and Lara Hoffmans. How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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