The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Man flies by own lung power, 1934
Tube of liquor hidden in prohibition-era boot, 1920s
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
The Great Wall of China Hoax, 1899
Massive Louvre Ticket Scam
Parisian authorities are now warily considering the possibility that thousands of Chinese tourists might be getting into the Louvre for free, after Belgian customs officials discovered fake Louvre tickets that were "perfect clones" of genuine tickets in a package sent from China. Though I assume the tourists paid someone for the tickets. They just paid the wrong person. [BBC News]
Categories: Scams
Posted by The Curator on Fri Sep 13, 2013
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