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By Douglas P. Lyle

This compilation of scientific and forensic technology questions from crime writers around the globe presents perception into scientific and forensic technological know-how in addition to a glimpse into the writer's artistic brain. How do hallucinogenic medicines have an effect on a blind individual? Will snake venom injected into fruit reason loss of life? How might you practice CPR in a helicopter? What occurs whilst a person swallows razor blades? How lengthy does it take blood to dry? Can DNA be received from a half-eaten bagel? D. P. Lyle, MD, solutions those and lots of extra interesting questions. The ebook is an invaluable and interesting source for writers and screenwriters, aiding them locate the data they should body a scenario and write a powerful description. television audience, readers who take pleasure in crime fiction, and those that need to know extra approximately forensic technology can stay alongside of the inside track and comprehend the technology at the back of felony research. From tense accidents to the coroner's place of work, the questions and solutions are divided into 5 elements, making it a compendium of the brilliant details that lies in the global of medication and forensics.

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She promised ‘‘new faces for old’’ to women looking for the fountain of youth. She used the mail to advertise the Cora Galenti Method of Facial Rejuvenation using dangerous carbolic acid to remove wrinkles, crow’s feet, blemishes, and the effects of aging. Rather than restoring women’s faces to their youthful state, these unsuspecting women were instead left with horrible scarring. Galenti was eventually convicted on mail fraud charges and received a 5-year prison term. Justice was denied when she jumped bail prior to her incarceration and left the country.

Fraudsters masquerading as employees use their positions to find weaknesses in the internal controls and exploit them to commit fraud. These people are not out to better the company, other employees, shareholders, customers, or partners. They are only out to line their pockets with ill-gotten gains, and they have ceased to be employees—they have gone into business for themselves. Executives need to understand this concept when dealing with employees who commit fraud. Short Memory Syndrome The short memory of society leaves us perpetually vulnerable to fraudsters.

The Faces of Fraud: Cases and Lessons from a Life Fighting Fraudsters. Martin T. Biegelman © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 41 42 CHAPTER 3 first thing I needed was a way to attract these fraudsters and then catch them in the act. The mob would operate behind the scenes as hidden owners, while using savvy fraudsters to be the public face of the operation and run the scam. Our story was that an underboss of a New York Mafia family was interviewing experienced fraudsters to work the day-to-day operations of the boiler room and they would pay hefty commissions to fraudsters who could sucker victims into parting with their money.

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