By Joseph T. Wells
A choice of insightful, poignant, and funny tales from Dr. Joseph Wells, the world's ideal fraud expert?with gutsy revelations of his personal previous mistakes
From his dysfunctional early life in rural Oklahoma; his provider within the U.S.Navy; a short stint in public accounting via a profession within the FBI; and founding the world's biggest anti-fraud association, Wells' colourful lifestyles reviews have been coaching for his upward push to 1 of the globe's so much respected antifraud experts.
- Written through the preeminent antifraud authority and founder and Chairman of the ACFE
- Offers a desirable behind-the-scenes examine the lifetime of some of the most influential white-collar crime specialists of our time
At a interval while dishonesty at best U.S. businesses is dominating public cognizance, The Fables and Foibles of a Fraud Fighter is an incredibly frank and gripping memoir from an unsurprisingly powerful fraud fighter.This autobiography types a whole tapestry of a existence, exhibiting wit, intrigue, trepidation, remorse, and eventually, final victory.
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Colleen Katz, Editor-in-Chief (retired), magazine of Accountancy It takes amazing bravery to place the entire existence tale in black and white for others to learn. It takes huge, immense expertise to jot down that tale on your personal phrases and make it compelling. Dr. Wells has either, as readers of his autobiography will certainly agree. the story of the way he grew to become one of many world’s optimal anti-fraud specialists is stuffed with unforeseen twists and turns that you simply need to learn for your self. Melissa Klein Aguilar, company journalist ffirs. indd iii 4/8/11 6:02:54 PM The innumerable rates, quips, case histories— even the occasional tune lyrics— supply an relaxing learn by way of a phenomenal author into the existence and accomplishments of an expectedly complicated (and suddenly humble) Joseph T. Wells. George Kyriakodis, company Tax Ofﬁcer, higher Moreland Township Dr. Wells is the main proliﬁc writer within the anti-fraud occupation, and through analyzing this publication, you’ll additionally research that he's the simplest, via a ways. This awe-inspiring autobiography comprises excellent stories that take the reader via a whole variety of feelings that won't purely train you approximately Wells yet approximately existence. interpreting Fraud Fighter stored me up all evening! Richard White, Adjunct Professor, Utica collage This tale is a real and genuine examine the lifetime of one of many nice fraud ﬁghters. it's a infrequent glimpse deep into the brain of the guy who created the most important anti-fraud organization on this planet, how he did it, and why. however it is extra. Dr. Wells candidly discusses his personal demons and the way he fought them, and received. Tracy L. Coenen, Forensic Accountant, series Inc. Forensic Accounting Dr. Wells’ autobiography presents a distinct perception into the lifestyles and studies that formed the fellow who revolutionized the anti-fraud occupation. His upbringing and struggles will not be distinct. despite the fact that, what's diverse is his uncanny means of facing adversity and the facility to use these possibilities provided to him. After studying the publication, there'll be without doubt on your brain that Wells is a memorable personality who used to be absolutely wear this earth to do just what he's doing: ﬁghting fraud. Bert F. Lacativo, companion, Forensic prone, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP This guy is a grasp storyteller. examining his e-book is like sitting with a chum over beverages. Dr. Wells could have had extra to do with fighting fraud and catching fraudsters than an individual in history—and on best of that, he has had a superbly colourful existence. Kenneth C. McCrory, significant and Founder, McCrory & McDowell LLC this isn't your general rags-to-riches tale. Dr. Wells supplies open and sincere perception into the way it fairly does take one to grasp one. And as soon as he unleashed the “fraudster” inside him, the realm of fraud prevention and detection was once at his ft. this is often an awesome story that has it all—sex, medications, rock & roll, and fraud! David W. Nicastro, SVP enterprise improvement, GlobalOptions, Inc. interpreting Fraud Fighter is a trip contained in the head of a desirable guy. Dr. Wells has performed much together with his lifestyles, and is an proposal to us.