Consumer fraud in the United States
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Consumer fraud in the United States

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Published by Nova Sciene Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Fraud,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Consumer protection

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementeditors, Jane M. Monroe
LC ClassificationsKF9365 .C66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24816244M
ISBN 109781617612862
LC Control Number2010027286

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