Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Faking it

Twenty outrageous cases of impersonation and false representation.

Slideshow: Legendary frauds & fakes

It seems that for every sucker born, there’s a grifter and a scam born too; from con artists like Elmyr de Hory and Frank Abagnale, Jr. to ingenious and not-so-ingenious hoaxes like the Lochness Monster and the Man in the Moon.

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