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Why Phone Fraud Starts With A Silent Call
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More than a quarter of the victims of financial fraud are over 60. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Services Offer A Means To Foil Widespread 'Elder Fraud'
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How A Law From The Civil War Fights Modern-Day Fraud
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How Atomic Particles Helped Solve A Wine Fraud Mystery
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Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo arrives at the Edward R. Roybal federal building and United States courthouse on Monday. Rizzo received 12 years in prison and was ordered to pay nearly $9 million in restitution for a scheme to pad his salary. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. of Illinois leaves federal court in August after being sentenced to 30 months in prison. Jackson reported to prison in North Carolina several days before the Nov. 1 deadline. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Inside The Mind Of A Financial Criminal
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Inside The Credit Card Black Market
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