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Danger! insurance fraud in progress how to avoid becoming a victim by Albert B. Lewis

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Published by Carriage House Press in East Hampton, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Insurance crimes -- Case studies.

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Includes index.

Statementby Albert B. Lewis.
LC ClassificationsHV6768 .A49 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2413569M
ISBN 100939713020
LC Control Number87071527

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