Goldmann, Peter

Fraud in the Markets: Why It Happens and How to Fight It

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A dramatic look at fraud's role in our financial markets-and how you can protect yourself

Fraud In the Markets reveals the critical role fraud played in the global financial crisis-even as many of the perpetrators continue to go unpunished. Shedding light on the reckless conduct of the former senior executives at major Wall Street firms such as Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch and others just before their collapse, this timely book shows how the culture of "anything goes" on Wall Street fueled the innovation of exotic but deadly asset-backed securities.

A frank insider look at the most dramatic economic and business headlines in recent memory, you will find revealing discussion of

  • The egregiously fraudulent lending practices that engulfed the entire US mortgage industry
  • The brazenly deceptive marketing of asset-backed securities
  • A road map to prevent similar disasters from recurring

Fraud in the Markets offers forward-looking advice, with practical guidelines for protecting yourself and your company from various forms of fraud that were found to have played a role in the current economic and financial crisis.

Keywords: corporate fraud, fraud prevention, internal control, Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes Oxley Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SOX, SoX, fraud awareness, fraud examination, financial fraud, fraudulent financial reporting, Madoff, Bernie Madoff, Enron, WorldCom, Cynthia Cooper, mortgage fraud, financial crisis, derivatives, securities fraud, subprime crisis, subprime mortgage, bank fraud, housing fraud, predatory lending, AIG, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns, Bank of America, Washington Mutual, WaMu, Countrywide, Mozilo, Fuld, Richard Fuld, Wall St., Wall Street scandal, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, bank regulation, ethics, financial ethics, unethical business, unethical lending, deceptive lending, mortgage broker, appraiser, appraisal, fraudulent appraisal, underwriting, fraudulent underwriting, securitization, construction fraud, executive compensation, bonuses, Wall St. bonuses, JPMorgan Chase, Chase, JP Morgan, TARP, bank bailout, subprime meltdown, financial meltdown, no doc loan, liar’s loan, lending standards, investment fraud, investor fraud, financial crime, white-collar crime, white collar crime, white-collar fraud, greed, Wall St. greed, Wall Street greed, FDIC, OCC, OTS, FRB, Federal Reserve, Geithner, Tim Geithner, Treasury Department, Ponzi scheme, mortgage-backed securities, collateralized debt obligation, CDO, secondary mortgage market, credit default swap, CDS, fraud investigation, securities violation, loan falsification, self-dealing, conflict of interest, fraud audit, internal audit, mortgage lender, default, MARI, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, foreclosure, bank failure

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