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The Resource A deal with the devil : the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history, Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken

A deal with the devil : the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history, Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken

Label
A deal with the devil : the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history
Title
A deal with the devil
Title remainder
the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history
Statement of responsibility
Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this spellbinding story, award-winning investigative journalists for CNN Money track down the mysterious French psychic at the center of one of the longest running cons in history--an international mail scam that targets the elderly and emotionally vulnerable"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Blake
Dewey number
364.16/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6691
LC item number
.E445 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hicken, Melanie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Victims of crimes
  • Crime
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Crime
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Victims of crimes
Target audience
adult
Label
A deal with the devil : the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history, Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The journalists -- The promises -- The scam -- The victims -- The address -- The mysterious psychic -- The psychic sidekick -- The sightings -- The dentist's wife -- The investigators -- The business web -- The Sparks connection -- The whistleblower -- The "mailing genius" -- The bizarre businessman -- The copywriter -- The nucleus -- The windfall -- The trip -- The dusty archives -- The psychic no one sees -- The house -- The sister - The pot of jelly -- The lover -- The son -- The attorney -- The deal -- The myth -- The responses -- The other psychics -- The checks -- The dark and the strange -- The Romanians -- The childhood friend -- The return to sanity -- The bizarre businessman revisited -- The fading myth -- The irony -- Afterword
Control code
on1011106742
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Boks hardcover edition
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781501163852
Lccn
2017055494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501163845
  • (OCoLC)1011106742
Label
A deal with the devil : the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history, Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-290)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The journalists -- The promises -- The scam -- The victims -- The address -- The mysterious psychic -- The psychic sidekick -- The sightings -- The dentist's wife -- The investigators -- The business web -- The Sparks connection -- The whistleblower -- The "mailing genius" -- The bizarre businessman -- The copywriter -- The nucleus -- The windfall -- The trip -- The dusty archives -- The psychic no one sees -- The house -- The sister - The pot of jelly -- The lover -- The son -- The attorney -- The deal -- The myth -- The responses -- The other psychics -- The checks -- The dark and the strange -- The Romanians -- The childhood friend -- The return to sanity -- The bizarre businessman revisited -- The fading myth -- The irony -- Afterword
Control code
on1011106742
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Boks hardcover edition
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9781501163852
Lccn
2017055494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501163845
  • (OCoLC)1011106742

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