Scams

Scams On The Elderly: Can We Do Anything About It?
Scams On The Elderly: Can We Do Anything About It?
Scams on the Elderly: Can we do anything about it? Scam artists have always preyed on the gullible, but in recent years, much of the focus of these thieves has been on the elderly. It is quite a well known fact that the elderly possess the greatest percentage of disposable income with the least amount of debt. Old people with money. Scam artists prey upon these people with unrelenting deception. It is not a problem that will just go away. The problem must be analyzed and only then can we learn
Gambling
Gambling
Gambling Gambling, while it lowers taxes and creates jobs, it also causes addicts to lose money and therefore creates a higher crime rate. A Quick History of Gambling. Gambling was a popular pastime in North America long before there was ever a United States. Playing cards and dice were brought over by both the British and the Dutch. By the end of the 17th century, just about every countryseat in colonial America had a lottery wheel. Cockfighting flourished thoughout the countries, especially in
How Vulnerable Are You To Mass Hysteria?
How Vulnerable Are You To Mass Hysteria?
How Vulnerable Are You to Mass Hysteria? We often think of ourselves as being too logical of level-headed to be turned around by some bizarre social reality. We never bought a hoola hoop. We know Elvis is truly dead. We all are vulnerable to some extent and we all have our Achilles? heels. If you understand how these phenomena of heard psychology work, you?ll be better prepared to deal with them. And, as an options trader, you must be able to see reality for what it is in order to profitably tr
Computer Crimes
Computer Crimes
Computer Crimes Computer crime started in the early 1970?s and has become more and more prevalent. Some computer crime are committed by outside individuals that hack into a computer system. These are the people that usually steal data and cause data loss by vandalism. The most common kind of computer crime is espionage committed by people who work for a company, but this is also the one that you rarely hear about. They usually enter false data that will end up making money for them. Hackers are
Computer Crimes On The Internet
Computer Crimes On The Internet
Computer Crimes on the Internet Thesis: Emerging with the Internet, a group of elite cyber-surfers have turned into today?s computer hackers. Software piracy is a major crime on the Net. $7.5 billion of American Software is stolen each year. Industrial Espionage is gaining access to remote sites illegally. Stealing of information from corporate sites is extremely illegal. Password Sniffers are used to get someone?s password. IP spoofers changes your identity. Many things can be stolen from comp
Al Capone
Al Capone
Al Capone Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era. Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city. Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York. Baptized Alphonsus Capone, he grew up in a rough neighborhood and was a member of two kid gangs, the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors. Although he
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold: Life in the American Revolution On January 14, 1741, Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut. (B Arnold) Arnold?s father, also named Benedict, had a drinking problem and his mother Hannah often worried. (B Arnold) Arnold received his schooling at Canterbury. (B Arnold) While away at school, a few of Arnold?s siblings passed away from Yellow Fever. (B Arnold) Arnold was a troublesome kid that would try just about anything. (B Arnold) As a rebellious 14-ye
A Short Essay For A Intro To Bussiness Class
A Short Essay For A Intro To Bussiness Class
A Short Essay for a Intro to Bussiness Class In the October 14th issue of Businessweek there is an article entitled Cavwat Entrepreneur by Michelael Schroeder. This artical details how modern day stock fraud scams are committed and it details one such example. In brief, the conmen target a small, non-public company that has the prospects of growth. They promise its managers finanial assistance by merging it with a public company in financial trouble, getting the public listing with minimal dis
Ethics In Management
Ethics In Management
Ethics in Management What is the status of ethics in management? This is a very hard question to address in a two to three page paper because there is no definite answer. As with many society-wide concerns, ethics runs the entire spectrum of behaviors; from Wal-Mart being very customer oriented and a friend of charity to those fly-by- night repair scams that tend to prey on the elderly. When does a business cross the line from making a profit to stealing a profit? That is a hard line to gauge.
Identity Theft/Fraud  -What, How, Why and protecting yourself
Identity Theft/Fraud -What, How, Why and protecting yourself
This Paper is being written as a general overview of Identity Theft. What is Identity theft? How does it occur? How do we protect ourselves from this happening to us? These are some of the questions I will try to answer as we delve into the topic of Identity theft. First off, what is identity theft? Well, the basic definition according to Wikipedia is that it is a term used that is to refer to fraud that involves someone pretending to be someone else in order to steal money or get other benefits
Social Media
Social Media
Social Media Samantha Ermoian HUM/186 July 27, 2015 Patricia Morris Social Media Social Media Social media has been on a rise since MySpace days, now with Facebook taking over it has developed significantly. Social media allows people to communicate from America, to Europe, and every country around the world. This form of social media not only allows us to communicate with friends and family, but it provides a platform to promote. Music artist promote their latest singles, actors promoting thei
University of Phoenix Material
University of Phoenix Material
University of Phoenix Material Credit Protection and Identity Theft Directions Refer to two articles found at the Federal Trade Commission: Fair Credit Reporting Act: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free- credit-reports Avoiding Scams: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0120-avoiding-scams- 101 Provide answers to the following questions based on your readings and your personal experiences. Answers should be 100 to 150 words each. 1. If you find errors on your credit report, what ste
Social Media Paper
Social Media Paper
Social Media Paper Tiffany Sabala HUM/186 June 18, 2017 Leigh Pethe Social Media Paper There is always a close relationship between social media and easily obtainable information. Though easily obtainable information can be obtained without rendering much effort and though they can be collected in a time-saving manner, they come with some disadvantages. The main drawback of easily obtainable information is that they are not always reliable and to find out their validity you need to confirm the
Body Fat and Eating Disorders
Body Fat and Eating Disorders
Body Fat and Eating Disorders Tiffany Sabala SCI/220 May 29, 2017 Erik Kirk Body Fat and Eating Disorders In this paper, I am going to talk about body fat and eating disorders. First, I will describe the risks associated with excess body fat. Second, discuss at least five factors that influence the obesity epidemic. Next, we are going to assess the various techniques for measuring body fat. Then, I will explain the various strategies for weight loss. Finally, we will go over some health problem