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People Get Screwed All the Time - Protecting Yourself from Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft, Fine Print, and More

Robert Massi

What would you do if you were accused and arrested for a crime that you didn't commit? How about if you realized that you'd just been scammed for thousands of dollars? What about if, due to a circumstance as unavoidable as having the same name as a criminal, your credit rating kept you from buying a house or a car, or getting a loan for college? Most people trust that everything will work out and assume that the government will help them if trouble arises. However, Robert Massi reveals what the government doesn't want you to know-daily life and decisions are fraught with potential danger, and government mismanagement often has disastrous consequences for innocent, law-abiding citizens. Familiar to viewers as a national TV legal analyst, Robert Massi has heard countless stories of well-intentioned individuals getting caught up in damaging situations that they didn't see coming. Nonetheless, the most frustrating part of these heartaches is that they could-and should-have been avoided. Massi will share some of these astonishing stories of real people-and then he'll show you how to learn from these mishaps. Touching on everything from dodging identity theft to starting a business, People Get Screwed All the Time explains how to avoid falling for scams, getting entrenched in endless legal battles, and inadvertently ending up on the wrong side of the law. Also, if worse comes to worst, it provides unbeatable tips for how to extract yourself from a wide variety of sticky situations. By suggesting small steps that can be taken today, People Get Screwed All the Time helps you to avert catastrophe tomorrow. Calling for action and awareness, this is a vital and eye-opening handbook that proves that ignorance is anything but bliss.

What would you do if you were accused and arrested for a crime that you didn't commit? How about if you realized that you'd just been scammed for thousands of dollars? What about if, due to a circumstance as unavoidable as having the same name as a criminal, your credit rating kept you from buying a house or a car, or getting a loan for college? Most people trust that everything will work out and assume that the government will help them if trouble arises. However, Robert Massi reveals what the government doesn't want you to know-daily life and decisions are fraught with potential danger, and government mismanagement often has disastrous consequences for innocent, law-abiding citizens. Familiar to viewers as a national TV legal analyst, Robert Massi has heard countless stories of well-intentioned individuals getting caught up in damaging situations that they didn't see coming. Nonetheless, the most frustrating part of these heartaches is that they could-and should-have been avoided. Massi will share some of these astonishing stories of real people-and then he'll show you how to learn from these mishaps. Touching on everything from dodging identity theft to starting a business, People Get Screwed All the Time explains how to avoid falling for scams, getting entrenched in endless legal battles, and inadvertently ending up on the wrong side of the law. Also, if worse comes to worst, it provides unbeatable tips for how to extract yourself from a wide variety of sticky situations. By suggesting small steps that can be taken today, People Get Screwed All the Time helps you to avert catastrophe tomorrow. Calling for action and awareness, this is a vital and eye-opening handbook that proves that ignorance is anything but bliss.
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What would you do if you were accused and arrested for a crime that you didn't commit? How about if you realized that you'd just been scammed for thousands of dollars? What about if, due to a circumstance as unavoidable as having the same name as a criminal, your credit rating kept you from buying a house or a car, or getting a loan for college? Most people trust that everything will work out and assume that the government will help them if trouble arises. However, Robert Massi reveals what the government doesn't want you to know-daily life and decisions are fraught with potential danger, and government mismanagement often has disastrous consequences for innocent, law-abiding citizens. Familiar to viewers as a national TV legal analyst, Robert Massi has heard countless stories of well-intentioned individuals getting caught up in damaging situations that they didn't see coming. Nonetheless, the most frustrating part of these heartaches is that they could-and should-have been avoided. Massi will share some of these astonishing stories of real people-and then he'll show you how to learn from these mishaps. Touching on everything from dodging identity theft to starting a business, People Get Screwed All the Time explains how to avoid falling for scams, getting entrenched in endless legal battles, and inadvertently ending up on the wrong side of the law. Also, if worse comes to worst, it provides unbeatable tips for how to extract yourself from a wide variety of sticky situations. By suggesting small steps that can be taken today, People Get Screwed All the Time helps you to avert catastrophe tomorrow. Calling for action and awareness, this is a vital and eye-opening handbook that proves that ignorance is anything but bliss.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Todd McLaren

Length:

10h 11m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

10:51


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

19:34


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

16:16


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

14:33


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

11:38


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

14:09


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

13:35


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

19:58


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

14:23


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

14:49


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

16:47


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

13:40


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

14:37


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

14:10


Part 3, Chapter 14
Part 3, Chapter 14

16:09


Part 3, Chapter 15
Part 3, Chapter 15

13:25


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

12:32


Part 3, Chapter 17
Part 3, Chapter 17

15:50


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

12:53


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

11:53


Part 4, Chapter 20
Part 4, Chapter 20

13:46


Part 4, Chapter 21
Part 4, Chapter 21

14:40


Part 4, Chapter 22
Part 4, Chapter 22

14:07


Part 4, Chapter 23
Part 4, Chapter 23

10:46


Part 4, Chapter 24
Part 4, Chapter 24

11:45


Part 4, Chapter 25
Part 4, Chapter 25

11:23


Part 5, Chapter 26
Part 5, Chapter 26

14:53


Part 5, Chapter 27
Part 5, Chapter 27

13:09


Part 5, Chapter 28
Part 5, Chapter 28

13:28


Part 5, Chapter 29
Part 5, Chapter 29

11:11


Part 5, Chapter 30
Part 5, Chapter 30

10:55


Part 5, Chapter 31
Part 5, Chapter 31

11:41


Part 6, Chapter 32
Part 6, Chapter 32

15:26


Part 6, Chapter 33
Part 6, Chapter 33

14:50


Part 6, Chapter 34
Part 6, Chapter 34

13:48


Part 6, Chapter 35
Part 6, Chapter 35

12:22


Part 6, Chapter 36
Part 6, Chapter 36

14:37


Part 6, Chapter 37
Part 6, Chapter 37

09:21


Part 7, Chapter 38
Part 7, Chapter 38

15:54


Part 7, Chapter 39
Part 7, Chapter 39

11:22


Part 7, Chapter 40
Part 7, Chapter 40

11:20


Part 7, Chapter 41
Part 7, Chapter 41

12:30


Part 7, Chapter 42
Part 7, Chapter 42

11:34


Part 7, Chapter 43
Part 7, Chapter 43

08:29


Part 7, Chapter 44
Part 7, Chapter 44

16:11


Part 7, Chapter 45
Part 7, Chapter 45

00:08