Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Introduction Part I The Truth About Identity Theft Truth 1 Identity theft Truth 2 Go phish Truth 3 Vishing down on the pharm Truth 4 Other identity scams Truth 5 Protect yourself from identity theft Part II The Truth About Computer Scams Truth 6 Trojan horse Truth 7 Paypal, ebay Truth 8 Second chances?ebay Truth 9 Free adult entertainment Truth 10 Two more for the road Part III The Truth About Classic Scams Truth 11 Ponzi scheme Truth 12 Chain letters Truth 13 A couple of the basics Truth 14 Nigerian scam Truth 15 Who knew? A flurry of old champs Truth 16 More reasons to be wary Truth 17 And you thought you?d heard it all Truth 18 Money lost, borrowed or gambled Truth 19 The truth about lottery and contest scams Part IV Getting Personal Truth 20 Exercise scams Truth 21 Weight loss scams Truth 22 The CIA medical scam Truth 23 About education scams Truth 24 About romance scams Truth 25 About rental care insurance Truth 26 About personal information privacy Part V The Truth About Scams on the Telephone Truth 27 Cramming Truth 28 900 numbers Truth 29 Phony caller id Truth 30 Area code 809 Part VI The Truth About Tax Scams Truth 31 Fear and loathing of the IRS Truth 32 More tax scams Truth 33 It just doesn?t stop Truth 37 Infamous tax scammers Part VII I?m from the Government and I?m Here to Help You Truth 38 Social security Truth 39 Medicare Truth 40 Veteran scams Part VIII It?s in the Cards Truth 41 Credit cards Truth 42 The beat goes on Truth 43 Skimmers and atm scams Truth 44 More fun and games at the atm Truth 45 Free credit report Truth 46 Credit repair services Truth 47 Credit counseling agencies Truth 48 Credit card rate reduction scam Truth 49 Advance fee credit cards Truth 50 More credit card alarms in the night Part IX The Truth About Employment Scams Truth 51 Work at home schemes Truth 52 Easy money Truth 53 More wrong turns Truth 54 Cruise ship employment scam Truth 55 Get a job online scams Part X The Truth About Home Scams Truth 56 Home sweet scam Truth 57 Variations on a theme Part XI The Truth About Investment Scams Truth 58 Stock scams Truth 59 More investment scams Truth 60 Unusual investment opportunities Truth 61 The truth about fees in legitimate investments Truth 62 Free financial seminars Part XII The Truth About Solutions Truth 63 Some solutions Truth 64 Keeping your computer secure Truth 65 Wi-fi Truth 66 Due diligence Truth 67 Some final words About the Author [Begin Acknowledgments Page] (b)Acknowledgments EE/AE: Type your acknowledgments here. [End Acknowledgments Page] [Begin About the Author Page] (b)About the Author PART I The Truth About Identity Theft ?You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.? Abraham Lincoln ?But you can come awfully close if people aren?t careful.? Steve Weisman
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Swindlers and swindling.