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Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK. / Brooks, G.; Button, Mark; Frimpong, Kwabena.

In: International Journal of Police Science & Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, 01.03.2009, p. 493-504.

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Brooks, G, Button, M & Frimpong, K 2009, 'Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK', International Journal of Police Science & Management, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 493-504. https://doi.org/10.1350/ijps.2009.11.4.140

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Brooks, G., Button, M., & Frimpong, K. (2009). Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 11(4), 493-504. https://doi.org/10.1350/ijps.2009.11.4.140

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Brooks G, Button M, Frimpong K. Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK. International Journal of Police Science & Management. 2009 Mar 1;11(4):493-504. https://doi.org/10.1350/ijps.2009.11.4.140

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Brooks, G. ; Button, Mark ; Frimpong, Kwabena. / Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK. In: International Journal of Police Science & Management. 2009 ; Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 493-504.

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