Survey of consumer fraud law by Jonathan A. Sheldon

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Published by National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, U.S. Dept. of Justice in Washington, D.C .

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Statementby Jonathan A. Sheldon and George J. Zweibel.
ContributionsZweibel, George J., National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
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Paginationix,216p.
Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL13948963M

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