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How to Recognize Malicious Persuasion: A foundation study that covers the basic tools of fraud

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  • Seventeen different persuasion methods (tools) are explored.

  • At the end of each method overview, a list of warning signs is provided

  • The warning signs are followed by a series of actions you can implement to ward off the fraud and possibly gather information useful to law enforcement.

How to Recognize a Relationship Scam

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How to Recognize Employment Scams

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How to Recognize a Fraudulent Web Site

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How to Recognize and Track Email Scams

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How to Perform Basic Due Diligence

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How to Recognize an Advance Fee Scam

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International Trade / Financial Instruments Scams

Prerequisite courses: How to Recognize Malicious Persuasion;

How to Recognize a Relationship Scam

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Scams Parents Need to Recognize

How to Teach Your Children to Recognize a Scam

A two-part course

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How to Recognize Gypsy Scams

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and so forth ...






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