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Computer fraud

P. A. Collier

Computer fraud

by P. A. Collier

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Published by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p37.

Statementby P. A. Collier, R. Dixon, C. L. Marston.
SeriesManagement information systems series
ContributionsDixon, R. 1954-, Marston, Claire, 1953-, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
The Physical Object
Pagination37p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18357518M

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