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Professionalizing counter fraud specialists in the UK : assessing progress and recommendations for reform.crime prevention and community safety

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Professionalizing counter fraud specialists in the UK : assessing progress and recommendations for reform.crime prevention and community safety. / Button, Mark; Frimpong, Kwabena; Smith, Geoff; Johnston, Les.

In: Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Vol. 9, No. 2, 04.2007, p. 92-101.

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Button, Mark ; Frimpong, Kwabena ; Smith, Geoff ; Johnston, Les. / Professionalizing counter fraud specialists in the UK : assessing progress and recommendations for reform.crime prevention and community safety. In: Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 2007 ; Vol. 9, No. 2. pp. 92-101.

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