|Publication Date: 12/1998|
|Format|| ||Price|| ||ISBN-13|
|Hardcover|| ||$45.00|| ||978-0-87436-991-5|
A Reference Handbook
Lee E. Norrgard and Julia M. Norrgard
Consumer Fraud examines and places in historical and contemporary context the subject of consumer fraud. Issues such as telemarketing fraud, consumer awareness, and truth in advertising are explored as well as the social implications and the impact consumer fraud has had on our lives.
In one compact volume, readers will find an informative introduction, a chronology of significant milestones related to consumer fraud, facts and statistics, a collection of biographical sketches, a directory of organizations, and a listing of print and nonprint resources, including Internet coverage. Rounded out by a comprehensive index, this handbook is an excellent choice for anyone seeking a one-stop reference work on consumer fraud.
• Informative introduction, facts and statistics, and a collection of biographical sketches
• Provides a chronology of significant milestones related to consumer fraud, a directory of organizations, and a listing of print and nonprint resources including Internet coverage
Lee E. Norrgard is investigative analyst and acting manager of the Consumer Affairs Division of the American Association of Retired Persons. His is the author of ABC-CLIO's Final Choices: Making End of Life Decisions.
Julia M. Norrgard is senior legal assistant at Aschcraft & Gerel in Alexandria, VA. She has a master's degree in history from George Mason University.
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