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The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation. / Brooks, G.; Button, Mark; Gee, J.

In: Security Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 02.2012, p. 76-87.

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Brooks, G, Button, M & Gee, J 2012, 'The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation', Security Journal, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 76-87. https://doi.org/10.1057/sj.2011.7

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Brooks, G., Button, M., & Gee, J. (2012). The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation. Security Journal, 25(1), 76-87. https://doi.org/10.1057/sj.2011.7

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Brooks, G. ; Button, Mark ; Gee, J. / The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation. In: Security Journal. 2012 ; Vol. 25, No. 1. pp. 76-87.

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