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Frankensteins of fraud

Joseph T. Wells

Frankensteins of fraud

the 20th century"s top ten white-collar criminals

by Joseph T. Wells

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Published by Obsidian Pub. Co. in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fraud,
  • Criminals -- Biography,
  • Swindlers and swindling

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-386).

    StatementJoseph T. Wells.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13633212M
    ISBN 101889277258
    OCLC/WorldCa44992691

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