Fraud Fighter: My Fables and Foibles
From his dysfunctional childhood in rural Oklahoma; his service in the U.S.Navy; a brief stint in public accounting followed by a career in the FBI; and founding the world's largest anti-fraud organization, Wells' colorful life experiences were preparation for his rise to one of the globe's most revered antifraud experts.
- Written by the preeminent antifraud authority and founder and Chairman of the ACFE
- Offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the life of one of the most influential white-collar crime experts of our time
At a period when dishonesty at top U.S. companies is dominating public attention, The Fables and Foibles of a Fraud Fighter is a surprisingly frank and gripping memoir from an unsurprisingly effective fraud fighter.This autobiography forms a full tapestry of a life, displaying wit, intrigue, trepidation, regret, and finally, ultimate victory.
Part One: The Apprentice.
Chapter 1: Learning the Ropes.
Chapter 2: My Earliest Years.
Part Two: Journeyman.
Chapter 3: Busting More Crooks in Gotham.
Chapter 4: Jackson, Here I Come!
Part Three: My Own Master.
Chapter 5: A New Start.
Chapter 6: Self-Directed: Wells & Associates.
Part Four: Founding a Profession.
Chapter 7: Vision of a New Breed of Fraud Fighter.
Chapter 8: Looking Back and Looking Ahead.
Part Five: The Global Fight against Fraud.
Chapter 9: Forging Alliances.
"Dr. Wells' decisions ultimately led to the founding of an association that has given anti-fraud tools and training to thousands. And he had a lot of fun doing it." (Fraud Magazine, April 2011)