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Ahead of the Parade: A Who¿s Who of Treason and High Crimes: Exclusive Details of Fraud and Corruption of the Monopoly Press, the Banks, the Bench and the Bar, and the Secret Political Police
by Sherman H. Skolnick
Paperback from Dandelion Books, LLC

 
Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis
Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis
by Kitty Calavita, Henry N. Pontell, Robert H. Tillman
Paperback from University of California Press
 
The Sokal Hoax: The Sham That Shook the Academy
The Sokal Hoax: The Sham That Shook the Academy
by The Editors of Lingua Franca, Lingua Franca
Paperback from University of Nebraska Press
 
The Land That Never Was: Sir Gregor Macgregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
The Land That Never Was: Sir Gregor Macgregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
by David Sinclair
Book Description:
The dazzling and very funny story of one of the greatest hoaxes in history--a story as colorful and bizarre as the mastermind behind it. 
Once upon a time, in the heart of Central America, there was a country named Poyais. It was exceptionally rich in natural resources, civilization, and culture and was ruled by the brave and enlightened Scottish soldier, Sir Gregor MacGregor, who became its ruler after his heroic exploits in the fight for South American independence. On a cold January morning in 1823, a group of Scottish immigrants looking for a new life set sail for this tropical Eden called Poyais. The only catch was that it didn't exist. 

Two months later the ship landed on the swamp-infested Mosquito Coast and the settlers realized that they had become the victims of one of the most elaborate hoaxes in history. The land they had been sold was nonexistent, the banknotes and guidebooks they carried with them were forgeries, their documents were worthless. Poyais was a fiction. The man responsible? Sir Gregor MacGregor. Who was this eccentric, scurrilous man? And why is he such a loveable rogue? 

Hardcover from Da Capo Press

 
The Museum of Hoaxes: A History of Outrageous Pranks and Deceptions
The Museum of Hoaxes: A History of Outrageous Pranks and Deceptions
by Alex Boese
Paperback from Plume Books
28 October, 2003
 
Dont Be a Victim!: How to Protect Yourself from Hoaxes, Scams, and Frauds
Don't Be a Victim!: How to Protect Yourself from Hoaxes, Scams, and Frauds
by Michael E. Chesbro
Paperback from Loompanics Unlimited
 

 
Investigating Fakes  Hoaxes (Forensic Files)
Investigating Fakes & Hoaxes (Forensic Files)
by Alex Woolf
Library Binding from Heinemann
 
The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security
The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security
by Kevin D. Mitnick, William L. Simon, Steve Wozniak
Hardcover from Wiley
 
Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy
Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy
by John H. Fund
Paperback from Encounter Books
 
Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks  Fraud in Financial Reports, Second Edition
Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports, Second Edition
by Howard M. Schilit
Hardcover from McGraw-Hill
 
Fraud Examination
Fraud Examination
by W. Steve Albrecht, Chad O. Albrecht
Hardcover from South-Western College Pub
 
Managers Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act : Improving Internal Controls to Prevent Fraud
Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act : Improving Internal Controls to Prevent Fraud
by Scott Green
Hardcover from Wiley
 

 
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History From Bancroft And Parkman To Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, And Goodwin
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History From Bancroft And Parkman To Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, And Goodwin
by Peter Charles Hoffer
Hardcover from PublicAffairs
 
Bucking the Sarge
Bucking the Sarge
by CHRISTOPHER PAUL CURTIS
Hardcover from Wendy Lamb Books
 
Art Fraud Detective
Art Fraud Detective
by Andrea Bassil, Anna Nilsen
Hardcover from Kingfisher
 
Secrets of Computer Espionage: Tactics and Countermeasures
Secrets of Computer Espionage: Tactics and Countermeasures
by Joel McNamara
Paperback from John Wiley & Sons
 
The Art of the Steal : How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, Americas #1 Crime
The Art of the Steal : How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, America's #1 Crime
by FRANK W. ABAGNALE
Paperback from Broadway
 
The Economics of Innocent Fraud : Truth For Our Time
The Economics of Innocent Fraud : Truth For Our Time
by John Kenneth Galbraith
Hardcover from Houghton Mifflin
 
Fraud : Essays
Fraud : Essays
by DAVID RAKOFF
Paperback from Broadway
 

 
Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didnt Tell You
Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didn't Tell You
by Paul Waldman
Hardcover from Sourcebooks
 
Journalistic Fraud: How The New York Times Distorts the News and Why It Can No Longer Be Trusted
Journalistic Fraud: How The New York Times Distorts the News and Why It Can No Longer Be Trusted
by Bob Kohn, Robert Kohn
Hardcover from Nelson Current
 
Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting
Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting
by George A. Manning
Hardcover from CRC Press
 

 


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