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It's Your Money They're After: Sting Operations in Consumer Fraud Investigations

NCJ Number
Police Studies Volume: 11 Issue: 4 Dated: (Winter 1988) Pages: 190-194
H W Prunckun Jr
Date Published
5 pages
The purpose of this paper is to provide law enforcement practitioners with an example of how classic covert intelligence/evidence gathering techniques, such as the Sting Operation, can be adopted to combat economic crimes.
It will examine a successful Sting conducted by the Department of Public and Consumer Affairs in relation to several "get-rich-quick" swindles being promoted in South Australia. 2 tables, 1 appendix, 16 notes. (Publisher abstract)