The Fast, The Fraudulent & The Fatal

The Dangerous and Dark side of Illegal Street Racing, Drifting and Modified Cars

by Michael Bender



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/18/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781434301468
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 1
ISBN : 9781467097123

About the Book

A textbook/training manual for law enforcement and community leaders. Stolen vehicles and stolen lives are abound in this dark and dangerous underground that has taken over our highways and streets, all in the name of fun!...

Stolen vehicles and stolen lives are abound in this dark and dangerous underground that has taken over our highways and streets, all in the name of fun!

A fact filled assault on illegal street racing, drifting, stunting, and even car shows; often inundated with larceny, deceit, injuries, and death. Exam years of hands on real stories of theft, fraud and the Fast and Fraudulent scene and what can be done to identify problem areas; recover stolen vehicles and parts; identify fraud; save lives; prevent injuries and protect property.

This internationally recognized expert has researched every angle of this scene packing pages with facts, investigative techniques and solutions.

Over a decade of hands on investigations and requests for training on this scene prompted this book. With testimonials including such praises as: “Mike Bender's presentation concerning the direct link between Street Racing and Auto Crimes is without the doubt the most comprehensive available world wide. Mike's direct knowledge and enthusiasm is very evident in the first minutes of his presentation. As a long time auto crimes investigator and a drag racer I can attest that Mike's program is filled with current and accurate information. This class is a must for any street officer, auto theft investigator or insurance investigator.”

A must read for Law Enforcement, Auto Theft Investigators, Insurance Companies, and Fraud Investigators.

About the Author

Michael Bender has over 30 years experience in law enforcement and training. He is an internationally recognized speaker in the area of illegal street racing related crime and advanced auto theft investigation. He has worked with and trained numerous task forces across the country from an operational standpoint as well as an educator. He created software and the Fast and the Fraudulent educational training series.

Unable to keep up with the demand to speak regarding this subject, Michael Bender has compiled everything he currently teaches into one single expanded resource. Prior comments about his instruction in this area include the following: "Most informative class I’ve attended in 5 years of auto theft investigation"; "We've been sharing nothing but complimentary remarks all around the office about how informative and enlightening your presentation was yesterday on the racing problem. You put on an excellent class with tons of new and useful information. Thank you very much for taking the time to be with us; and even more thanks for your efforts to make a difference"

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