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Summary: Strapped for cash after a spell in Las Vegas, the expert tricksters are confronted by some risky situations. They devise and execute more devious schemes to replenish their coffers by depriving some nasty characters of their ill-gotten gains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HUS

Davies, Dan

Summary: "Veteran regulatory economist and market analyst Dan Davies tells the story of fraud through a genealogy of financial malfeasance, including: the Great Salad Oil swindle, the Pigeon King International fraud, the fictional British colony of Poyais in SouthAmerica, the Boston Ladies' Deposit Company, the Portuguese Banknote Affair, Theranos, and the Bre-X scam. Davies brings new insights into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.16 DAV

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Christian Wolff is a math savant who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division starting to close in, he takes on a legitimate client, a robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD ACC

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ACC RATED R

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ACC

Summary: In this season, the team loses Mickey Bricks to an overseas sabbatical, so it's time for someone else to lead the gang. Danny steps up to the plate, but can the others convince him that the team needs another member-- especially when it comes in the form of street kid Billy Bond? There are, as always, plenty of marks who are greedy, rude, or simply nasty enough to be parted from their cash....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HUS

Zimmer, Marc

Summary: "Covering how science is done, why some people want to trick others, and why false information can be dangerous, this book empowers readers to know which sources to trust and which to dismiss as deceit"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 500 ZIM

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 500 ZIM

Summary: I shot Jesse James: After years of crime reporting and writing pulp novels and screenplays, Samuel Fuller made his directorial debut with the lonesome ballad of Robert Ford who fatally betrayed his friend, the notorious Jesse James.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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Holmes, Becky

Summary: "Online romance fraud is a problem across the globe. It causes financial and emotional devastation, yet many people refuse to take it seriously. This is the story of one middle-aged woman in a cardigan determined to understand this growing phenomenon. No other woman has had so many online romances - from Keanu Reeves to Brad Pitt to Prince William - and Becky Holmes is a favourite among...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2024

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Olmsted, Larry

Summary: "You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. So many fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets that it's hard to know what we're eating anymore. In Real Food/Fake Food, award-winning journalist Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters and empowers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 OLM

Riggleman, Denver

Summary: "As the US capitol was attacked on January 6, 2021, the White House went dark for seven hours and thirty-seven minutes. It was my job to turn the lights on. The void happened to overlap with the hours when supporters of former President Trump brawled with police, smashed windows, and rampaged through the halls of Congress as his loss to Joe Biden was being certified. Why the White House went...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 RIG

Summary: Domestic disturbance: A divorced father discovers that his 11-year-old son's new stepfather is not what he made himself out to be. The father's investigation into the man's past explodes into a terrifying mission to rescue his son from danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2013

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Carreyrou, John

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Summary: "The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos--the Enron of Silicon Valley--by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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Summary: Rudy Baylor (Damon) is a jobless young attorney. However, he is also the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. In this judicial drama, Rudy learns to hate corporate America as he falls in love with a battered young married woman. Will he be up to the task?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RAI

Wood, H. P. (Hilary Poole)

Summary: Offers an overview of some of the funniest, weirdest, and most influential cons, scams, and deceptions in history, looking at how the fakers do it, why people can be so easy to fool, and how readers can avoid becoming a sucker.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.16 WOO

Summary: "Explore the legally treacherous terrain of white collar crime under the guidance of an acclaimed law school professor."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.0268 WHI
Call number: DVD 345.0268 WHI

Dave, Laura

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she's found the love of her life until he disappears. Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers--Owen's sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey. Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. Bailey, who wants...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DAV

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DAV

Summary: Lisa Baumer learns that her husband has died in a freak plane accident. Summoned to Athens to collect his generous life insurance policy, she soon discovers that others besides herself are keen to get their hands on the money and are willing to kill for it. Meanwhile, private detective Peter Lynch arrives to investigate irregularities in the insurance claim. Teaming up with a beautiful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN CAS

Summary: Desperate for income, Emily takes a shady gig buying goods with stolen credit cards supplied by a charismatic middleman named Youcef. Seduced by the quick cash and illicit thrills, they hatch a plan to take their business to the next level.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2022

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY EMI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EMI

Summary: Penn and Teller debunk a number of dubious enterprises, including PETA, the war on drugs, the myth of monogamy, twelve-step programs, the FCC's crusade against profanity, the New Age movement, the anti-aging industry, recycling, Biblical claims, the exercise industry, and hypnosis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PEN

Grisham, John

Summary: "Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Grisham, John

Summary: Three students who have borrowed heavily to attend a third-rate law school realize they have been caught in a scam when they discover that the school's owner also owns a bank specializing in student loans, and plot to expose the scam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Grisham 2017

Turow, Scott

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "At 85 years old, Alejandro 'Sandy' Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial" -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC TUR

Turow, Scott

Summary: "At 85 years old, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial. In a case that will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Veitch, James

Summary: The Nigerian prince eager to fork over his inheritance, the family friend stranded unexpectedly in Norway, the lonely Russian beauty looking for love--they spam our inboxes with their hapless pleas for help, money, and our social security numbers. James Veitch presents a collection of funny exchanges with email scammers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 813 Vei

Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

Summary: "When Michael Lewis first met him, Sam Bankman-Fried was the world's youngest billionaire and crypto's Gatsby. CEOs, celebrities, and leaders of small countries all vied for his time and cash after he catapulted, practically overnight, onto the Forbes billionaire list. Who was this rumpled guy in cargo shorts and limp white socks, whose eyes twitched across Zoom meetings as he played video...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton and Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 LEW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 LEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BANKMAN-FRIED LEW

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