10 Most Infamous Scams From The Last Century

Oct 7, 2015 at 1:32 pm |

Send all your money to me, I’ll double it!

Scamming and conning people is probably the world’s second oldest profession. Wherever there are people with money, there are people who are clever enough to get some people part with it. It takes a certain personality to be able to swindle gullible, trusting or money hungry people. From straight up credit card fraud to large scale Ponzi schemes, we’ve compiled ten of the most infamous and lucrative scams of the last century.

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That three card monte game doesn’t compare to these big fish.

Start the slideshow to learn about the these impressive scams.