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- Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99
The bizarre true story of the criminals behind the second-largest bank heist in American history. One night in a small North Carolina town, a down-on-his-luck guard at Loomis Fargo manages to steal $17 million-literally more than one ton of cash. Despite being caught on camera wheeling the money from the vault to the getaway van, David Ghantt makes... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99
In the 1980s in California, New Jersey, and New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, and elsewhere, daycare workers were arrested, charged, tried, and convicted of committing horrible sexual crimes against the children they cared for. These crimes, prosecutors said, had gone undetected for years, and their brutality... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99
In the 1850s, Dr. William Henry King murdered his wife and nearly got away with it. His capture, trial, and shocking execution riveted the countryside, but left questions that still linger. Now, based on original documents from witnesses, forensics, and sensational media coverage, Dan Buchanan finally lays bare the whole story of the King case. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
As long as the United States has banks, robbers will try to steal from them. A History of Heists details trends in bank robbery, including how advances in law enforcement and security have foiled many bandits. The ostensible goal of every bank robbery is to get the money, but it is a crime that often has a strong hold on the popular imagination.... more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Child sexual abuse can cause significant physical and emotional harm to a child, which lasts into adulthood. What are the myths and misunderstandings about child sexual abuse? The book explores the prevalence, forms and impacts of child sexual abuse, and the responses to disclosure of child abuse by children and survivors. How can society break the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Sex crimes, such as rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner violence, are increasingly transnational in nature, introducing unique cross-border and cross-cultural challenges for police, the courts, and the law. Policy makers and practitioners are in need of a resource that explores the incidence, prosecution, and treatment of sexual crimes... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
While on honeymoon in Vienna in June of 1998, at the height of the tourist season, Gerald Daniel Blanchard, an accomplished thief, happened upon the greatest challenge of his life when he spotted the last remaining "Sisi Star" on display in Schonbrunn Palace. Named after its former owner, the Empress Elisabeth, the ten-pointed diamond and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00
This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00
Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture?from a range of religious, cultural, ethnic, and social... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Fraudulent activity can approach you or your organization through a variety of avenues, ranging from the cyber world, social media, unsolicited e-mails, poor hiring practices, dishonest associates, and weak operating procedures. With a focus on prevention measures, A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention presents proven tips,... more...