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The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
Boy floats away in balloon, 2009
Catch Him If You Can
A modern-day 'Catch Me If You Can' criminal is on the run in Australia. He cons women out of money by posing as a pilot. Except that Frank Abagnale was a teenager when he posed as a pilot, whereas this guy is in his 30s.
Categories: Con Artists, Identity/Imposters
Posted by The Curator on Fri Nov 14, 2003
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