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Incredible con-artists, liars, cheats, fraudsters, scammers and more: each week we will take you through a different true case of deception from how the lie began to how they managed to pull it off, and how (or if) they were eventually caught. Twitter: @connedcast Instagram: @connedcast Website: connedcast.com

Incredible con-artists, liars, cheats, fraudsters, scammers and more: each week we will take you through a different true case of deception from how the lie began to how they managed to pull it off, and how (or if) they were eventually caught. Twitter: @connedcast Instagram: @connedcast Website: connedcast.com
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United Kingdom

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Incredible con-artists, liars, cheats, fraudsters, scammers and more: each week we will take you through a different true case of deception from how the lie began to how they managed to pull it off, and how (or if) they were eventually caught. Twitter: @connedcast Instagram: @connedcast Website: connedcast.com

Twitter:

@connedcast

Language:

English

Contact:

07913346676


Episodes

The Stamps Scam

3/13/2019
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'Ponzi Schemes' are sadly not uncommon. They are one of the biggest and most serious forms of corporate fraud, but what are they? And who is 'Ponzi' that they have come to be named after?

Duration:00:22:06

The Lottery Winner

3/6/2019
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When financial difficultly was likely to result in divorce, Howard Warmsley told a lie: 'I'VE WON THE LOTTERY'. For months thereafter he was forced to live the life of a multi-millionaire, all the while compounding his already crippling debt.

Duration:00:21:35

The Spy

2/27/2019
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A master manipulator and misogynist, one man managed to convince a number of victims to go into hiding fearing imminent attacks from terrorists. The con man controlled every aspect of their lives for 10 years, claiming to be an MI5 agent.

Duration:00:36:01

Paradise

2/20/2019
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Many people dream of retiring overseas. Imagine emigrating half way round the world, leaving your friends, and family behind only to find that the place you were promised does not exist. Image this, many years before the invention of air travel...

Duration:00:30:40

The Man who Sold the Eiffel Tower

2/13/2019
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One of the most audacious con artists of all time was undoubtedly Victor Lustig. Throughout the early 20th century he pulled off scams across Europe and the US including, successfully, selling of the Eiffel Tower... as scrap!

Duration:00:24:19

Trailer

2/5/2019
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Each week we delve into the fascinating and true stories of some of the world's greatest con artists, exploring the great lengths that people have gone to to deceive their mark and usually drain their bank balance.

Duration:00:00:55