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Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D Sep 1990

Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D

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American consumers lose an estimated $50 billion per year-almost $700 per household-to fraudulent schemes and deceptive sales practices. While most businesses are honest and fair to consumers, some arc not. It takes two people-a seller and a consumer-to make a deceptive selling scheme work.