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Insurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime / Edition 1

Insurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime / Edition 1

by Laura Hymes, Joseph T. Wells
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ISBN-13: 9781118617717
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/10/2013
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

LAURA HYMES, CFE, is the Managing Editor of the ACFE'sResearch Department, where she oversees the editing of books,manuals and other publications related to the prevention, detectionand investigation of fraud. She also collaborates with authors andspeakers who are experts in the anti-fraud industry to producehigh-quality educational material. She has a master's degree inpublication management and years of experience in editing andpublishing.

Dr. JOSEPH T. WELLS, CFE, CPA, spent nearly a decade as aU.S. FBI Special Agent and is the founder and Chairman of theAssociation of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) as well as theauthor of twenty-one books. For his landmark research in frauddetection and deterrence, Dr. Wells has been inducted into theAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Business andIndustry Hall of Fame and named to Accounting Today's listof the 100 most influential people for nine years in a row. Heholds a doctorate in commercial science from York College, The CityUniversity of New York.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Insurance Fraud Classification System xiii

Chapter 1 Needles in a Paystack 1
Charles Piper

Chapter 2 The Good Doctor and Insurance Consultant 11
Michael King

Chapter 3 Greasing the Wheels in the Oil Business 21
Abdulrazaq Al-Morjan

Chapter 4 Living the Dream, Keeping Up the Lie 31
Andries J. Brummer

Chapter 5 Extinguishing an Arson Fraud 39
Barry Zalma

Chapter 6 Weakest Link in the Chain 47
Angela Bisasor

Chapter 7 Everyone Gets Hurt: A Study in Workers' Compensation Fraud 57
Michael Sputo

Chapter 8 The Hazards of Doing Business with Friends 67
Bill Maloney

Chapter 9 There's Gold in Them Thar Malls! 75
Carl Knudson

Chapter 10 Damsel in Diamonds 83
Michael Skrypek

Chapter 11 Operation Give and Go 93
Edward P. Buttimore

Chapter 12 An Inspection Is Worth a Thousand Photos 103
Ed Madge

Chapter 13 The Danger of Trusting Too Much 113
Joe Bonk

Chapter 14 The Twin Cities Machine 121
Bob Weir

Chapter 15 With Friends Like These . . . 131
John Fifarek

Chapter 16 All the Buzz 139
Dalene Bartholomew

Chapter 17 Getting Rich from the Elderly 149
John R. Holley

Chapter 18 Transparent Greed 159
Joseph Licandro

Chapter 19 Fault of Fortune 169
Jyoti Khetarpal

Chapter 20 Going Blind to Fraud 179
Karen Wright

Chapter 21 Going Against the Cartel 191
Loftin C. Woodiel

Chapter 22 Falling Prey to Online Charms 199
Tina Hancock

Chapter 23 Big Bills in Little Cuba 209
Mark Starinsky

Chapter 24 Rushing an Insurance Claim 217
Peter Parillo

Chapter 25 Ignorance Is Bliss, While It Lasts 229
Rebecca Busch

Chapter 26 The Name Game 239
William D. Meader

Chapter 27 Woo, Wed, Insure, Murder 249
William P. Hight

Chapter 28 Mystery Shopping for Fraud 259
Stephen Pedneault

Index 269

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a well-written, informative, educational and fun read!  A must-have for all business execs and anyone in the insurance industry, as it will open your eyes!