Cons, scams & grifts by Joe Gores

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Published by Mysterious Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco

Subjects:

  • Daniel Kearny Associates (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction,
  • Private investigators -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction,
  • Art thefts -- Fiction,
  • Romanies -- Fiction,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesCons, scams, and grifts
StatementJoe Gores.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.O75 C64 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3945847M
ISBN 100892965940
LC Control Number2001030637
OCLC/WorldCa46520755

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Lemme offer a definition. A grift is a scheme that profits from the existence of a real problem without actually addressing it. Gores, Joe | Cons, Scams & Grifts | Signed First Edition Copy Author Signed Hardcover Book. NY: Grand Central Publishing First edition, first printing, near-fine (some page toning) in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.

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After thorough investigation (they do spend a lot of time on your privates), a diagnosis is given. The con will not charge you, claiming to be part of a non-profit.

reports will likely be disappointed. The cons that follow aren’t grandiose grifts about how to scam free tuition or expropriate scholarship funds. Rather, these are practical, everyday techniques that you can use to score some free grub, get a little extra cash, or procure some free books to read.

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Includes the exact frauds that the NYPD regard as the most common .

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