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    Fraud (Crime and Society) (Paperback) By (author) Alan Doig, Series edited by Hazel Croall

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    DescriptionFraud remains one of the most important crimes and causes billions of pounds of losses each year, many thousands of people are employed to try to prevent it, but it has remained largely neglected in the literature. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the main issues involved in fraud, its definition, costs, the nature of the offenders involved in committing fraud, and the issues involved in fraud investigation. It is written by one of the foremost authorities on the subject, and covers fraud in the widest sense, ranging from benefit fraud to tax evasion, credit card fraud, and paying particular attention to fraud using the internet. A wide range of case studies are presented, portraits are provided of the ways in which a large number of organizations seek to deal with fraud. This book will be essential reading for anybody with a professional interest in fraud and its prevention, as well as the wide number of courses within law, criminology, social policy and business and management.

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan Doig, Series edited by Hazel Croall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781843921721
    ISBN 10: 1843921723

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    BIC E4L: CRI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
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    BIC subject category V2: JKV
    BISAC V2.8: LAW026000
    BIC subject category V2: LNFN
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000, TRU000000
    DC22: 364.163
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    LC classification: HV6699.G7 D65 2006
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    Thema V1.0: JKV, LNFN
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Willan Publishing
    Publication date
    01 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Professor Alan Doig ran the Fraud Studies Unit at Teeside University until his retirement in 2010. Recent publications include the Handbook on Fraud Investigation and Prevention (Gower, 2010), and Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure (LexisNexis, 2004).
    Review quote
    'Written by one of the foremost authorities on the subject, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the main issues involved in fraud, its definitions, the law, causes, costs, the nature of the offenders involved in committing fraud, theprocedures and institutions involved in its prevention, detection, investigatingand prosecution. The book not only raises the issues relevant to a range of academic disciplines, from criminology to management, but also discusses links between fraud and other issues, such as corruption or identity fraud, and provides a wide range of illustrative case studies.The book provides a significant academic and practitioner overview of the issues and institutions involved.' ae' Peter Heims, Investigate (February 2007)
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. Fraud ae' the academic and practitioner contexts 2. What is fraud? 3. The cost of fraud 4. Who commits fraud, and what types of fraud? 5. From need to greed ae' why is fraud committed? 6. Overspill ae' old frauds, new frauds and fraud in other criminal activities 7. How fraud is dealt with ae' investigations 8. Regulation, compliance and audit 9. In-house approaches 10. Investigation frameworks 11. Punishment, asset recovery and prevention 12. Conclusion: the futures for fraud?