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Trust Me : Street Smarts of Financial Literacy, Helping the Buyer Beware

By Gayle, B.

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Title: Trust Me : Street Smarts of Financial Literacy, Helping the Buyer Beware  
Author: Gayle, B.
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Education, Finance
Collections: Education, Marketing, Finance Management, Authors Community, Psychology, Recreation, Commerce, Finance, Economy, Political Sociology, Fine Arts, Medicine, Literature, Most Popular Books in China, Law, Government, Language, Favorites in India, Political Science
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Publisher: World Public Library
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All through life people will write you messages, email you, phone you, knock on your door and will give you messages you are not sure about. This book is about being aware of some of the tricks out there. Some messages are real. Many are not.

Table of Contents
Page Chapter Title 1 Introduction 3 1 The Love Note 4 2 Joke or Harm? 5 3 Forging a Signature 7 4 Pranks and Hoaxes 11 5 Reasons for the Con- The Game of it, Money 12 6 The Con Artist- Personality 16 7 The Victim- Personality 21 8 How the Con Artist Wins Trust 24 9 Names for the Trick, the Con 25 10 What the Con Artist is Called 26 11 Names for the Victim of the Trick 27 12 Pickpocketing 29 13 Counterfeit Money 34 14 Theft 43 15 Tricks People Use When They Sell You Things 55 16 Tricks Buyers Use Against You 58 17 Sob Stories 64 18 Cheques 71 19 Credit Cards 76 20 Credit Card Problems 78 21 Credit Card Fraud 87 22 Debit Cards 94 23 The Buddy/The Shill 98 24 Job Cons 105 25 Identity Theft 112 26 Where People Get Your ID 118 27 How People Get Things- Trade, Share, Borrow 136 28 Banking 144 29 Investing - How it Works 149 30 Investment Scams and Tricks 159 31 Insurance and How It Works 164 32 Insurance Fraud, Medical Fraud 174 33 Fraudulent and Misleading Contests, Races, Lotteries, Games 177 34 Fraudulent Claims by Threat and Intimidation 180 35 Counterfeit Art, Documents. Wills, Letters 187 36 Political Hoaxes, Propaganda, Fake Science 190 37 When the con is not about what you think 192 38 When he asks you to break the law 196 39 The double con 199 Conclusion


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