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Practical Handbook For Professional Investigators
by Rory J. McMahon

Hard Cover, 557 Pages, $95 + shipping

Professional Investigators Book Summary

The third edition the Pactical Handbook for Professional Investigators supplies and up-to-date, nuts and bolts, learning tool for students and in everyday reference for investigative professionals at all levels. The book includes sections on how to get license, niche markets in investigative industry, and managing and marketing and investigative practice including running a paperless office in customer retention considerations. This highly useful reference describes the range of investigations for which the professional investigators services may be required, and how to accomplish them, including:

  • Criminal investigations, surveillance, arson and insurance, skip tracing, and missing persons.
  • How to obtain governmental records to locate people, and sample reports for skip tracing.
  • Helpful advice for testifying in court including witness and evidence preparation trial tactics used by attorneys, and investigators rights as a witness.
  • The rules of professional conduct
  • Numerous online database service providers and websites will faster searching for investigation related research.
  • Names and contact information for all internationally, nationally and state run affectional associations.

An unparalleled guide to the ins and outs of private investigation, the practical handbook for professional investigators, third edition belongs on the shelf of every professional and trainee in the profession..



A Textbook on How to Conduct White Collar Crime and Financial Fraud Investigations
Third Edition 2018
by Rory J. McMahon with Carl R. (Ron) Jones, Jr.

Soft Cover, 241 Pages, $65.00 + Shipping

Fraud Investigations Book Summary

An increase in fraud cases has escalated government accountability and corporate oversight, and media attention. This book provides the inside detail, the tools, the techniques and the background you will use to succeed the fascinating world of fraud investigation. Following a general overview of fraud investigation, and examples of recent high profile fraud related prosecutions, the various categories of fraud are broken down with complete explanation and examples such as:

  • Insurance fraud
  • Corporate fraud
  • Economic crime
  • White collar crime
  • Computer fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud

References to current federal legislation, sources of information examples provide a complete coverage of each area of financial investigation from bankruptcy fraud to wire fraud and everything in-between. The well-organized glossary by itself makes an excellent and thorough dictionary of terms used in the world of financial fraud. The book concludes with an interesting forecast to the future of financial fraud.

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