The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
Jernegan's Gold Accumulator Scam, 1898
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Saudi Princess from Buffalo
image She said she was Princess Antoinette Millard from Saudi Arabia. She was actually from Buffalo, New York. But somehow she managed to con her way into millions of dollars. Her cover was blown when she filed fake insurance claims. It's amazing how the old fake princess con never seems to go out of style.
Categories: Con Artists, Identity/Imposters
Posted by The Curator on Mon May 10, 2004
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