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The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Loch Ness Monster Hoaxes
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
The disumbrationist art hoax, 1924
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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
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The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
The French Rockefeller
Update on the criminal career of Christopher Rocancourt. He recently confessed to having scammed people by posing as a member of the Rockefeller family. Why people would have believed that a Rockefeller would be speaking with a thick French accent, I still can't understand.
Categories: Con Artists, Identity/Imposters
Posted by The Curator on Sat May 31, 2003
Comments (1)
Some people believe the Rockefellers are from France !

Their family name was previously "Roquefeuille" and they changed it to "Rockefeller" when they fled out to Germany.

See for ex :
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/historical/SouthernNewYork2/sny2_pt71.htm
Posted by Did  in  France  on  Sat Dec 03, 2005  at  11:03 PM
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