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A Survival Guide for Working with Bad Bosses: Dealing with Bullies, Idiots, Back-Stabbers, and Other Managers from Hell by Gini Graham Scott Ph.D.

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Chapter 32. It’s a Crime!

Occasionally, bad bosses are so bad that they are actually committing crimes, and you know or suspect it, though others in the office might not. They are embezzling from the company, writing bad checks, hiring individuals or organizations for various services with no intention or money to pay, or committing any number of other misdeeds. Sometimes such behavior starts when a few exaggerations and lies get out of hand. Sometimes the problem is the boss is trying to save a struggling business by “borrowing” money he doesn’t have. He thinks that once the business turns the corner, he can put the money back. And sometimes the boss thinks his great idea will eventually work—he just needs a little more money right now.

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