It is hard to rank because it isn't a fiction book which makes it hard to follow, but there is a lot of information that can be very helpful. I got through it in parts. It took awhile, but it was worth it.
Hearing about the many ways crooks will try to scan you out of your money. Amazing.
I think the narrator did a good job with the information given. It is a really dry subject.
The questions that he asks in the back of the book. They help you to find out how venerable you are when it comes to fraud, scamming and your finances. Very helpful.
This book is worth listening to.
made me think about how m uch I trust others
there where no characters (non fiction)
I read this book after seeing the movie ("Catch me if you can") and the book was really enjoyable. It was a fascinating story, well written, and just a lot of fun to read.
I thought this was a lot of fun. Crooks are out there - and this "tricks of the trade" guide, disguised as a "protect your company" manual - was good listening.
A lot of emphasis is spent on check fraud in this book. As most people do not write checks anymore (I prefer electronic banking and my debit card), this does not have as much impact. However, I read "Stealing Your Life" by Frank Abagnale and it is a good update for more modern times.
Mr. Whitener's narration is very pleasing to the ear. I might have to check out other titles he has narrated.
The title of this review may be over the top, but it's how I feel. It's like going backstage behind a magic show, but this book is backstage to many forms of con games and other swindles. Forewarned is forearmed. I highly recommend it.
You have been warned.
Say something about yourself!
Frank Abagnale was arguably the most successful con man in history, and all before he could vote. In this book he tells us how to avoid being conned. Very entertaining (you'll be shocked by what con men do) and very informative.
Extremely educational and interesting book. A must-read for anyone interested or concerned about identity theft, fraud, counterfeiting, etc.