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Digging for Disclosure: Tactics for Protecting Your Firm's Assets from Swindlers, Scammers, and Imposters

By Kenneth S. Springer, Joelle Scott

Published by FT Press

Published Date: Dec 8, 2010


This is the eBook version of the printed book.

The indispensable due diligence guide: how to protect yourself from corporate crime or fraud in any major investment, acquisition, merger, or deal! Top investigators reveal how to “think like a swindler”… uncover hidden assets and a borrower’s true finances… perform international or corporate background checks… gain powerful competitive intelligence… and more!

Table of Contents

Introduction     1

Chapter 1: Just When You Think You Know Someone     5

Chapter 2: A Swindler State of Mind     11

Chapter 3: We Call That a Clue     15

Chapter 4: The Gray Area: Somewhere Between Fraud and Fudging    

Chapter 5: Sometimes, You Just Gotta Ask     29

Chapter 6: Crossing Borders: International Investigations     43

Chapter 7: Digging for Disclosure     55

Chapter 8: The Competitive Edge     65

Chapter 9: Never Too Late: When Problems Arise Post-Investment     73

Chapter 10: Tracking Down a Threat     83

Chapter 11: Now That Is Criminal     89

Chapter 12: Dial ‘F’ for Fraud: The Benefits of an Ethics Hotline     103

Chapter 13: This One Goes Out to the Attorneys     107

Chapter 14: The Godfather in the Boardroom     113

Chapter 15: Show Me the Money: Asset Investigations     121

Chapter 16: Investigating the Inc.     131

Chapter 17: You, the Referee     137

Chapter 18: The Secret Sauce     145

Chapter 19: Testing, Testing     159

Resource Guide     173


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